September 8, 2017
Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce they have signed goaltender Mark Dekanich to an AHL contract.
A 31-year-old netminder from North Vancouver, British Columbia, Dekanich is entering his 10th professional season and is coming off a year in which he posted a 21-12-1 record in 39 games with the Reading Royals to go along with a 3.04 goals-against average and 0.910 save percentage.
A fifth-round selection (#146 overall) by the Nashville Predators in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, he’s appeared in 164 AHL games throughout his professional career during which he’s compiled an 82-55-13 overall record, a 2.42 goals-against average and 0.914 save percentage in time with the Milwaukee Admirals, Springfield Falcons, St. John’s IceCaps, Hershey Bears and Phantoms.
Another thrilling season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey at PPL Center will be here before you know it with the Home Opener for the 2017-2018 regular season set for Saturday, October 7. And fans can catch their first glimpse of the 2017-18 Phantoms during a pair of preseason games at PPL Center on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 against the Charlotte Checkers. Tickets for both Friday and Saturday’s preseason tilts are available now and can be purchased online at pplcenter.com, by calling 610-347-TIXX  or in-person at the PPL Center Box Office [701 Hamilton Street].
Reserve your season tickets and group outings for the 2017-2018 season of Phantoms hockey. For more information on how to reserve your seat at PPL Center to the hottest ticket in town, call the Phantoms front office today at 610-224-GOAL !