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Phantoms vs. Hershey Postponed Nov 28 and Dec 1

November 27, 2021

The American Hockey League has announced that the next two games between the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Hershey Bears have been postponed due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the Bears. The two postponed games are: Sunday, November 28 – Lehigh Valley at Hershey Wednesday, December 1 – Hershey at Lehigh Valley Make-up dates for the […]

GAMEDAY! Phantoms vs. Bridgeport Islanders, Nov. 27

Tonight – It’s a Phantoms GAMEDAY presented by MassMutual as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms return to PPL Center for their first matchup of the season against the Bridgeport Islanders, AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders. It is Hockey Fights Cancer Night at PPL Center and also Saturday Night Hockey Live featuring LIQUID-A as our guest […]

Willman Returns With Another Goal

November 26, 2021

Syracuse Snags 4-1 Victory on Black Friday November 26, 2021 Syracuse, NY – Max Willman extended his latest goal-streak to three in his first game back with the Phantoms. But the Crunch scored four goals in the second half of the game to take a 4-1 decision on Friday night in Syracuse. Willman was playing […]

Phantoms Add Master, Michaud, MacKinnon

Broomall, Pa. Native Nick Master Among Arrivals November 26, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that they have added three players. Forwards Nick Master and Wes Michaud have signed PTO (Professional Try Out) contracts and defenseman Ryan MacKinnon returns to the Phantoms after a brief loan to Reading of the […]

Bunnaman Up to Flyers, Willman Returns to Phantoms

November 26, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forward Connor Bunnaman has been recalled from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and forward Max Willman has been returned to the Philadelphia Phantoms, according to Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher. Bunnaman, 23, has played in 16 games with the Phantoms this season scorng […]

Frost Recalled to Flyers

November 24, 2021

Talented Center Leads Phantoms in Scoring November 24, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled forward Morgan Frost under emergency conditions from their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Frost, 22, leads the Phantoms in scoring this season with 3-12-15 in 16 games. He scored in back-to-back games last weekend at Rochester and […]

Frost Development On Track

by Bob Rotruck | AHL On The Beat Morgan Frost did not make the Philadelphia Flyers out of training camp. And it is fair to say that Frosty was not exactly “a jolly, happy soul.” But a shoulder injury with the Flyers in the second game of the 2020-21 season and then the subsequent surgery […]

Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

November 23, 2021

November 23, 2021 Weekly Recap Wednesday, Nov. 17: Charlotte Checkers 4 – Phantoms 3 The Phantoms rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the third to force a 3-3 tie but Connor Carrick’s power play goal for the visiting Checkers made the difference. Max Willman, Cal O’Reilly and German Rubtsov all scored in the comeback effort. Friday, […]

Gillies and Lappin Join Phantoms

Goalie and Winger Add Experience and Depth November 23, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that they have signed goalie Jon Gillies and right wing Nick Lappin to PTO (Professional Try Out) contracts. Gillies, 27, is a 6’6″ goalie who led Providence College to a Frozen Four National Championship in […]

Frost and Ratcliffe Score in Homecoming

November 20, 2021

Toronto Marlies Rally for 3-2 Overtime Win November 20, 2021 Toronto, ON – Morgan Frost and Isaac Ratcliffe returned north of the border for their first AHL game in Canada in almost 700 days and both posted goals in the first period. But the host Toronto Marlies overcame a 2-0 deficit to notch a 3-2 […]

Frost With 3 Points in See-Saw Thriller at Rochester

November 19, 2021

Amerks Prevail in Skills Competition 5-4 November 19, 2021 Rochester, NY – Morgan Frost led the way with a goal and two assists and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms overcame two deficits in a wild, see-saw contest but the Rochester Americans ultimately prevailed in a 5-4 shootout decision. Gerry Mayhew (7th) had tied the game with […]

Willman Recalled by Flyers

November 18, 2021

Speedy Forward Leads Phantoms With Seven Goals November 18, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced they have recalled forward Max Willman from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, according to Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher. Willman is tops on the Phantoms with seven goals this season and also has two assists for nine points. […]

Phantoms Rally in Third But Charlotte Scores Late Winner

November 17, 2021

Willman, O’Reilly, Rubtsov Score in Comeback Effort November 17, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – With their backs to the wall and trailing 3-0, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms put together a valiant and exciting comeback surge in the final period to force a 3-3 tie against the Charlotte Checkers but Connor Carrick’s power-play goal with under […]

Transaction: Phantoms Recall Goalie Pat Nagle

November 16, 2021

ECHL’s Active Winningest Goalie Arrives From Reading Royals November 16, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that they have recalled veteran goalie Pat Nagle from the Reading Royals of the ECHL. Nagle, 34, has played in nine games with the Royals this year going 5-1-3, 2.64, .926. With 196 career […]

Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

November 16, 2021 Weekly Recap Wednesday, Nov. 10: Phantoms 4 – Hershey Bears 1 The Phantoms scored two shorthanded goals on the SAME Hershey power play in dispatching the Bears 4-1 at Giant Center. Jackson Cates and Cal O’Reilly scored just 44 seconds apart on the consecutive shorties representing Lehigh Valley’s fastest goals of the year. Felix […]

Schedule Change: Hockey New Year at PPL Center

HOCKEY NEW YEAR!! The Phantoms will now ring in the New Year with Saturday Night Hockey Live! The Phantoms have announced that their home game originally scheduled for February 5th against the Bridgeport Islanders will now move to January 1, 2022, with a new start time of 6:05 pm. The evening will feature a Live […]

Phantoms and Flyers Announce Transactions

Ustimenko to Reading, Seeler to Flyers, Gerard Joins Phantoms November 16, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced three separate transactions. Defenseman Nick Seeler has been recalled to the Philadelphia Flyers. Goaltender Kirill Ustimenko has been reassigned by the Philadelphia Flyers from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to the […]

Yet Another Shortie in Overtime Thriller at PPL Center

November 13, 2021

Springfield Wins 2-1 in Extra Period November 13, 2021 Lehigh Valley, PA – An electric and enthusiastic crowd welcomed the Phantoms back to PPL Center on Saturday night following the team’s four-game road-trip and were treated to an intense and energetic and well-played hockey game among other entertainment elements. Max Willman scored the team’s league-leading […]