from the Trenton Titans' (ECHL) roster will be
joining the Adirondack Phantoms. Defenseman Blake
Kessel was reassigned by the Philadelphia Flyers
to Adirondack. And forward Ian Slater has been
recalled from loan by the Phantoms. Both are eligible
to play in the Phantoms' next game on Friday night
Kessel, 23 (4/13/89), played with Adirondack last
year in his rookie season and scored 1 goal and
17 assists for 18 points in 56 games. The University
of New Hampshire product has played in 31 games
with Trenton this year scoring 4 goals and 11
assists. Kessel is a former University of New
Hampshire Wildcat who signed with the Flyers organization
on September 4, 2011. The Verona, WI native was
previously a 6th round selection of the New York
Islanders in 2007.
Kessel is the younger brother of Phil Kessel of
the Toronto Maple Leafs who has 30+ goals in each
of the last four seasons. His sister, Amanda,
is a standout with the University of Minnesota
and won silver at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver
with Team USA.
Slater, 24 (4/18/88), is in his rookie season
of professional hockey. The 6'0", 198 pound
center has scored 7 goals and 3 assists for Trenton
this year in 31 games. The former captain of Western
Michigan University and resident of Satellite
Beach, FL had played in 151 collegiate games scoring
23 goals and 23 assists over his 4-year career
with the Broncos. Slater signed an AHL contract
with the Adirondack Phantoms prior to the season
and then was loaned to Trenton to begin the campaign.
The Phantoms play back-to-back games against Connecticut
this weekend traveling to Hartford on Friday night
and then returning for a home matchup in Glens
Falls on Saturday night featuring Phantoms drawstring
backpacks for the first 1,000 kids presented by
UniFirst. For tickets, call the Phantoms at 518-480-3355.
The Phantoms play back-to-back games against
Connecticut this weekend traveling to Hartford
on Friday night and then returning for a home
matchup in Glens Falls on Saturday night featuring
Phantoms drawstring backpacks for the first 1,000
kids presented by UniFirst. For tickets, call
the Phantoms at 518-480-3355.
Friday, January 4 (7:00) -
Adirondack Phantoms at Connecticut Whale
Saturday, January 5 (7:00) -
Connecticut Whale at Adirondack Phantoms. Phantoms
drawstring backpacks for the first 1,000 kids
in attendance presented by UniFirst.
Monday, January 7 (7:00) -
Phantoms Power Hour returns LIVE on Q101.7 This
week we welcome player guest Zack FitzGerald!
Friday, January 11 (7:05) -
Adirondack Phantoms at Binghamton Senators
Saturday, January 12 (7:05) -
Adirondack Phantoms at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
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