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Scott Laughton Re-Signs

Flyers Re-Sign Forward Scott Laughton

July 11, 2017

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have re-signed center Scott Laughton to a two-year contract extension. Laughton, who played 60 games with the Phantoms during the 2016-17 season, amassed 19 goals and 20 assists for 39 points.  The 23-year-old from Oakville, Ontario, not only led the Phantoms with four shorthanded goals, but […]


Phantoms to Host Rival Hershey Bears for 2017-18 Home Opener

July 10, 2017

2017-18 Home Opener Set for Saturday, October 7 at PPL Center July 10, 2017 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, will open the home portion of their 2017-2018 regular season on Saturday, October 7 at 7:05 p.m. against the rival Hershey Bears. Lehigh Valley’s Home Opener […]


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Phantoms Sign 5 Players to AHL Contracts, F Chris Conner Inked to 2-Year Deal

July 6, 2017

July 6, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce they have signed five players to AHL contracts, including forward Chris Conner who was inked to a two-year pact after spending the past two seasons with Lehigh Valley. In addition to Conner, the […]


Phantoms Owners Jim Brooks and Rob Brooks Earn James C. Hendy Award as AHL’s Top Executives

Springfield, Mass. – American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced this evening that Lehigh Valley Phantoms owners Jim Brooks and Rob Brooks have been selected as winners of the James C. Hendy Memorial Award, given to the outstanding executive in the American Hockey League for 2016-17. Owners of the Phantoms franchise since 2009, […]


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Phantoms Announce Development Hockey Camp

Camp Will Run July 17-21 at Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem May 9, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce they will host a week-long Development Hockey Camp at the Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem beginning Monday, July 17 and concluding Friday, […]


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Flyers Sign Forward Phil Varone

July 1, 2017

July 1, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have signed forward Phil Varone to a two-year contract. A 26-year-old center from Vaughan, Ontario, Varone recently completed his sixth professional campaign where he led all Binghamton Senators with 36 assists and tied for the club lead with […]


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Flyers Sign Forward Corban Knight

July 1, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have signed forward Corban Knight to a two-year contract. A 26-year-old center from Oliver, British Columbia, Knight recently completed his fourth professional season where he finished fifth among all Phantoms with 29 assists and tied for seventh on […]


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Flyers Re-Sign Defenseman Mark Alt to One-Year Contract

June 27, 2017

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced today that they have re-signed defenseman Mark Alt to a one-year contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Alt, 25, is coming off his fifth season with Flyers organization. While with the Phantoms, over the course of the 2016-17 season, he tallied 11 points […]


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Flyers Submit Qualifying Offers to 5 Lehigh Valley Phantoms

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced today that they have made qualifying offers to seven players — five of which spent time with Lehigh Valley this past season — according to Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall. Forwards Cole Bardreau, Scott Laughton and Taylor Leier as well as goaltenders Alex Lyon and Anthony Stolarz were […]


Phantoms Home Opener Set for Saturday, Oct. 7

June 8, 2017

Taking Group Deposits Now! June 8, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – Let the countdown begin. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are excited to announce the team’s home opener for their highly-anticipated fourth season at PPL Center is set for Saturday, October 7, 2017. That means another thrilling regular season […]


Win A Fan Appreciation Party Through Phantoms Fridays!

May 18, 2017

It may be summertime but the excitement for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms never stops. This summer the Phantoms are launching a new way to show your support by introducing Phantoms Fridays. Rally your office or place of business to wear orange and Phantoms gear on Fridays and send us a picture. Tweet that picture to […]


Phantoms Gear Available Online!

May 17, 2017

The Phantoms online store is open year round! Whether you’re looking for gifts for moms, dads, grads or just something for yourself, the Phantoms online store has everything you need to show off your support for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Click HERE to start shopping now!                     […]


AHL Announces Division Alignment For 2017-18 Season

May 13, 2017

May 11, 2017 Springfield, Mass. – American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced that the league’s Board of Governors, convening for its Spring Meeting earlier this week in Chicago, Ill., has approved the following division alignment for the 2017-18 AHL season: EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Philadelphia Flyers) Bridgeport Sound Tigers […]


Phantoms Bully Busters Unite Reaches 10,000 Student Milestone

May 11, 2017

School Programs Have Reached More Than 41,000 Students in 3 Years May 11, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – meLVin sure has been a busy puck-nosed pladottle this year. With today’s presentation of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ Bully Busters Unite program to the students at Central Elementary, the team’s school initiative has eclipsed more than 10,000 […]


2016-17 Season In Review

May 5, 2017

By The Numbers: Wins = 48 (2nd AHL, most since 2004-05) Standings Points = 101 (T-2nd AHL, most since 2004-05) Home Wins = 23 Road Wins = 25 (1st AHL) Goals = 260 (1st AHL) Power Play = 20.7% (T-5th AHL) Penalty Kill = 84.0% (T-5th AHL) Points Leader = T.J. Brennan, 60 (T-1st AHL […]


Thank You For a Phantastic 2016-17 Season!

May 3, 2017

Thank you Phan Nation for a Phantastic 2016-17 season! Thanks to your unwavering support, more than 300,000 fans poured into PPL Center during the regular season followed by another 20,000 rabid supporters during the Calder Cup Playoffs. Your dedication and support is appreciated more than you know and has truly helped to create one of […]


Memorable Phantoms Season Ends in Decisive Game 5 at PPL Center

May 1, 2017

McDonald, Leier Score as Hershey Edges Lehigh Valley April 30, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – An incredibly memorable season for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms came to an end Sunday evening as the Phantoms skated to a 3-2 decision against the Hershey Bears in decisive Game 5 of their division semifinals series. With Sunday’s outcome, Hershey […]


Phantoms Force Decisive Game 5 with 4-1 Triumph at Hershey

April 30, 2017

Laughton Scores Twice in Front of Ouellette’s 27 Saves April 29, 2017 Hershey, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms displayed their never-say-die spirit once again Saturday evening in leveling their best-of-five division semifinals with the Hershey Bears at two games apiece thanks to a 4-1 victory inside Giant Center. Lehigh Valley’s triumph forces a decisive, […]


Goaltender Mark Dekanich Recalled to Phantoms

April 27, 2017

Division Semifinals Continue with Game 4 Saturday at Hershey April 27, 2017 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce they have recalled from loan goaltender Mark Dekanich from the Reading Royals of the ECHL. A 30-year-old netminder from North Vancouver, British Columbia, Dekanich […]


Alive and Kicking! Chris Conner Overtime Winner Forces Game 4

Phantoms Prevail 2-1, Will Return to Hershey Saturday Night April 26, 2017 Hershey, PA – Just as they had done all season, the Phantoms saved their best for last. Chris Conner scored on a breakaway in the opening minutes of overtime in Game 3 of the Calder Cup Playoffs to cap a come-from-behind rally at […]


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