Game Summaries

Reliving the 2005 Philadelphia Phantoms Run to the Calder Cup

By Scoop Cooper This was my view from the TV broadcast booth at the then Wachovia Center as the scoreboard clock hit “00.0” sixteen years ago today on that sultry late Spring evening of June 10, 2005 as the AHL Philadelphia Phantoms and a Calder Cup record crowd of 20,103 fans began to celebrate Philadelphia’s […]

Phantoms Conclude Successful 2021 Season

Fitzgerald Scores Last Phantoms Goal of Season May 16, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Phantoms THOUGHT they had won the game in overtime when Ryan Fitzgerald pushed the puck across the line. But the referee waved off the goal allowing the game to continue. Eventually, the Devils won 4-3 in a shootout in the […]

Intense Rivalry Clash Opens Last Weekend of Season

Penguins Win in Overtime 2-1 May 15, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – Hitting and fighting and a distaste of each other befitting the Phantoms vs. Penguins rivalry were all on display in front of a roaring crowd that sounded like over 8,000 even if the allowed number inside was only a fraction of that. The […]

Team Gritty Prevails in Incredible “Battle on Hamilton” Clash For the Ages!!

Fans Enjoy a Night Out at PPL Center May 13, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – Team Gritty vs. Team meLVin had all the hallmarks of an intense rivalry clash. Competing mascots, co-owner brothers on opposing benches, and a team normally competing together as one instead divided into two fiercely opposed sides. Ultimately, Team Gritty prevailed […]

Phantoms Win at “THE ROCK!”

May 12, 2021 Newark, NJ – Chris Mueller (6th) scored the tie-breaking power-play goal with just 7:45 remaining to give the Phantoms a 2-1 win at Prudential Center in Newark on Wednesday night. The game was played in the NHL arena home of the New Jersey Devils instead of the practice arena next door where […]

Saulnier Natty Hatty Leads Phantoms Over Penguins

Mueller with Two Goals in 800th AHL Game May 9, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – Brennan Saulnier made the most of his opportunity back in the lineup with a natural hat trick (three consecutive goals) in the first ten minutes of the game and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms breezed from there to a 6-2 Mothers’ […]

Copley Holds Off Phantoms’ Attack 3-0

Phantoms Take Rivalry Series 6-5 May 8, 2021 Hershey, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms threw everything they had at Bears’ goalie Pheonix Copley but 34 shots still wasn’t enough to break through in a 3-0 loss in Chocolate Town on Saturday afternoon. The Phantoms had more chances overall and also more quality chances but Copley […]

Foerster and York Multi-Point Games in Rivalry Win

Phantoms Push Past Hershey 5-3 May 5, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – Tyson Foerster had one goal and two assists while Cam York had a goal and an assist in a 5-3 win over the Hershey Bears on Wednesday night at PPL Center. The Flyers’ first-rounders from 2019 (York) and 2020 (Foerster) led the way […]

Sandström Sensational Start Sunday Stops 40

Phantoms Fall at Hershey 2-0 May 2, 2021 Hershey, PA – Goalie Felix Sandström had his third consecutive stellar outing and this time racked up a season-high 40 saves in holding off the Hershey Bears and giving the Phantoms a chance. But Hershey netminder Hunter Sheppard was also strong in his AHL debut in shutting […]

Point Streak Ends at Four

Devils Trip Up Lehigh Valley 4-2 May 1, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ four-game point streak came to an end and the team took just its second regulation loss in the last 11 games in a 4-2 defeat to the Binghamton Devils on Saturday night at PPL Center. Isaac Ratcliffe (2nd) […]