October 3, 2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. — The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, top minor league affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, have announced that the team has loaned forward Alex Krushelnyski to the Reading Royals of the ECHL.
A 27-year old out of Los Angeles, California, Krushelnyski appeared in 37 games with the Phantoms this past season and tallied three goals and six assists for a total of nine points with a plus-five rating. Additionally, he played in 24 contests with the Reading Royals during the 2017-18 campaign in which he potted 13 goals and recorded 14 assists en route to being named an ECHL All-Star.
Alex is the son of former NHLer Mike Krushelnyski who is a four-time Stanley Cup Champion winning three as a player with the Edmonton Oilers (1985, 1987, 1988) and one as Assistant Coach of the Detroit Red Wings (1998).
Krushelnyski signed a one-year AHL contract with the Phantoms on July 20, 2018.
The Phantoms will begin the 2018-19 regular season against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this Saturday, October 6, at 7:05 p.m. inside of PPL Center in downtown Allentown. Very limited tickets remain for the team’s fifth season opener in the Lehigh Valley, purchase yours online by clicking HERE.
Season tickets offering a wide range of benefits as well as 20-Game and 12-Game plans are available by calling the Phantoms at 610-224-GOAL (4625).