AHL’ers Pat Nagle and Aaron Ness Excited for Olympics

February 3, 2022

January 30, 2022 (from  by Patrick Williams The unchecked excitement from a pair of American Hockey League’s newest Olympians came through loud and clear in separate interviews this week. AHL fans know what goaltender Pat Nagle and defenseman Aaron Ness can do. Soon the rest of the U.S. hockey fan base can see Nagle and Ness when the […]

Flyers Send Four to Phantoms

February 2, 2022

Cates, Frost, Ratcliffe, York Arrive From Philly February 2, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forwards Jackson Cates, Morgan Frost and Isaac Ratcliffe and defenseman Cam York have all been loaned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms according to Flyers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. Cates, 24, […]

Islanders Take Morning Game

Nick Lappin Scores Phantoms’ Goal February 2, 2022 Bridgeport, CT – Nick Lappin (3rd) pulled the Phantoms to within a goal in the second period but a stingy Islanders defense with a shot-block mentality would hold the Phantoms out the rest of the way in a 4-1 Bridgeport victory in a Wednesday morning game. Lehigh […]

GAMEDAY: Phantoms at Bridgeport Islanders, Feb 2 2022

February 2, 2022 TODAY:  Rise and Shine, Phantoms Fans!! It’s a morning-style GAMEDAY presented from Bridgeport by MassMutual. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms look to go over .500 for the first time this season as they pprovide the opposition in the annual Bridgeport Islanders’ Morning Game at Webster Bank Arena. The Phantoms are 14-14-8 overall and […]

Vote for the Wegmans Player of the Month for January 2022

February 1, 2022

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are looking for your help in naming the Wegmans Player of the Month for January ! Select from one of the players below and cast your vote for who you think put on the best performance this past month. Voting ends this Moday, February 7, and the winner will be announced […]

Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

Phantoms Surge Continues, 11-3-3 in Last 17 Games February 1, 2022 Weekly Recap Friday, January 28, 2022 Springfield Thunderbirds 6 – Phantoms 2 The Phantoms had nowhere to go but up after giving up five goals in the first period of the weekend. Nathan Walker’s natural hat trick powered Springfield’s win. Garrett Wilson and Nick […]

Phantoms Announce Schedule Change

January 31, 2022

Feb 16 Game Moves to Apr 26 January 31, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that the team’s home game originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 16 against the Springfield Thunderbirds will now move to Tuesday, April 26 at 7:05 p.m. FANS WITH TICKETS, PLEASE NOTE: All fans with tickets for […]

Captain Cal’s Shorties Drive Exciting Comeback

January 30, 2022

Phantoms Rally Against Hershey in 3-2 Win January 30, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – Cal O’Reilly tied a Phantoms’ franchise record with a pair of shorthanded goals in the same game as Lehigh Valley rallied from behind to top the Hershey Bears 3-2 on Sunday evening at PPL Center. Trailing 2-1 in the third period. […]

GAMEDAY! Phantoms vs. Hershey Bears, Jan 30 2022

January 30, 2022 TONIGHT: It’s a GAMEDAY at PPL Center presented by MassMutual. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms return home to tangle with the rival Hershey Bears in Game 5 out of 14 in the rivalry series with a 5:05 p.m. puck drop. Lehigh Valley (13-14-8) has points in six of their last seven home games at 3-1-3 […]

First AHL Shutout for Pat Nagle in Last Game Before Olympics

January 29, 2022

Phantoms Win at First-Place Hartford 4-0 January 29, 2022 Hartford, CT – Pat Nagle made his Phantoms’ Swan Song before his Olympics departure one to remember. With 26 saves, including several impressive stops in the third period, the 34-year-old veteran goalie picked up his first career shutout in the American Hockey League as the Lehigh […]

GAMEDAY! Phantoms at Hartford Wolf Pack, Jan 29 2022

January 29, 2022 TONIGHT: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms conclude their five-game road swing at the first-place Hartford Wolf Pack on tonight’s Phantoms GAMEDAY presented by MassMutual. Lehigh Valley (12-14-8) is 2-1-0 against the affiliate of the New York Rangers including a 3-1 win in the last visit to XL Center in Hartford on December 17. Hartford […]

Slow Start Costs Phantoms at Springfield

January 28, 2022

Garrett Wilson and Nick Lappin Score Late January 28, 2022 Springfield, MA – Nathan Walker’s first-period natural hat trick capped a five-goal opening frame for the Thunderbirds who defeated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 6-2 on Friday night at MassMutual Center. Garrett Wilson (9th) and Nick Lappin (2nd) got two of them back later in the […]

GAMEDAY! Phantoms at Springfield Thunderbirds, Jan 28 2022

January 28, 2022 TONIGHT: It’s a Phantoms Gameday presented by MassMutual as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms play Game 4 of a five-game road swing with their first visit this season to Springfield, Mass. The Springfield Thunderbirds (19-13-5) are the AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and are holding onto the fourth-place spot in the […]

Ratcliffe Gets the Call, Additional Transactions Announced

January 26, 2022

Isaac Ratcliffe Recalled for First Time, Three Players Return From Flyers January 26, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forward Isaac Ratcliffe has been recalled to the Flyers Taxi Squad from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Additionally, forwards Jackson Cates and Linus Sandin as well as goalie […]

Phantoms Power Play presented by Provident Bank

Phantoms Keep the W’s Coming January 26, 2022 Weekly Recap Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Phantoms 3 – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 1 Wade Allison broke a scoreless tie with 16:03 remaining in the third period and Linus Sandin struck with 9:19 left for a 2-1 lead as the Phantoms prevailed at rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. For Allison, it capped […]

Feature Story: Leadership, Newcomers Drive Phantoms’ Turnaround

January 24, 2022

January 23, 2022 by Bob Rotruck / AHL On The Beat It was most certainly not the way Ian Laperrière thought his new career would begin as head coach of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Three wins in the first 19 games, including winless streaks of seven and eight. But “Lappy” knew he had a solid […]

Flyers Recall Bunnaman, Sandin, Sandström

Phantoms Next Play Friday at Springfield January 24, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled forwards Connor Bunnaman and Linus Sandin and goalie Felix Sandström to the Flyers Taxi Squad from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms according to Flyers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Chuck Fletcher. Bunnaman and Sandström have made appearances […]

Wyatte Wylie Powers 5-2 Win at Charlotte

January 23, 2022

3 Assists for Wylie, 2 Goals for Hodgson January 23, 2022 Charlotte, NC – Defenseman Wyatte Wylie led the way with three assists to push the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 5-2 win at the Charlotte Checkers in a Sunday afternoon weekend series finale. The Phantoms and Checkers split the two-game set. Hayden Hodgson (7, […]