Lyon Joins Flyers for the Second Time this Season
November 16, 2018
The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have announced today that they have recalled goaltender Alex Lyon from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms for the second time this season.
As per the Flyers, Lyon will be available for the game on Saturday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
A 25-year old out of Baudette, Minnesota, Lyon is currently in the midst of his third professional season. The 6’1″ netminder has started four contests for Lehigh Valley this season and currently holds a 2-2-0 record with a 3.54 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage. Over three seasons with the Phantoms, he has an overall record of 45-24-11 to go along with a 2.78 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Lyon was recalled by the Flyers earlier this season on November 5 to fill in during the Flyers west-coast road trip, but was later sent back to the Phantoms on November 7.
After earning the first call up of his professional career this past season, Lyon made his NHL debut with the Flyers on January 31, 2018. He would later earn his first NHL victory at Madison Square Garden on February 18, turning aside 26 of 27 shots in the process. All told, Lyon has appeared in 11 contests with the Flyers — seven starts — and holds a 4-2-1 record with a 2.75 GAA and .905 save percentage.
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