Playoff-Bound Phantoms Back in Action Saturday at Hartford
April 5, 2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have returned on loan goaltender Alex Lyon.
A 25-year-old netminder from Baudette, Minnesota, Lyon is in the midst of his second professional campaign and has spent time this season both with the Phantoms (15-8-2, 2.83 goals-against average, 0.911 save percentage) and Flyers (4-2-1, 2.75 goals-against average, 0.905 save percentage). He made his first NHL start on February 1 at the New Jersey Devils and earned his first career NHL victory on February 18 when he turned aside 25 of 26 shots in relief as part of a 7-4 triumph over the New York Rangers.
In 73 career AHL appearances with the Phantoms, Lyon has compiled a 42-22-7 overall record to go along with four shutouts, a 2.77 goals-against average and 0.912 save percentage.
In the midst of a four-game road swing, the Phantoms return to action this Saturday, April 7 when they head to Hartford for a 7:00 p.m. showdown with the Wolf Pack. Lehigh Valley then caps its busy week on Sunday, April 8 with a 3:05 p.m. tilt at the Providence Bruins.
Bound for the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs, the Phantoms then return to PPL Center for their final home games of the regular season on Friday, April 13 against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Saturday, April 14 against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Tickets for the final Phantoms home engagements before the exciting Calder Cup Playoffs are available HERE.