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Lehigh Valley Returns from Break in Style

February 9, 2024

Matt Brown Strikes with Game-Winning Shootout Goal February 9, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms returned from the 2024 AHL All-Star Break primed and claimed a thrilling 5-4 shootout win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night. Wade Allison (10th), Rhett Gardner (5th), Brendan Furry (3rd) and J.R. Avon (9th) all registered goals for […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #44

Friday, February 9, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (18-18-7) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (24-16-6) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (18-18-7)  return from the AHL All-Star Break as they host a rivalry rematch against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night before traveling to Connecticut for their first division showdown at the Bridgeport Islanders on Saturday. […]


Transactions: Brown Recalled to Phantoms, Wisdom to Reading

February 8, 2024

Phantoms Return from All-Star Break Friday vs. Penguins February 8, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled forward Matt Brown from the Reading Royals of the ECHL. Additionally, forward Zayde Wisdom has been reassigned by the Philadelphia Flyers to the Reading Royals from Lehigh Valley. Brown, 24, is a rookie from Wood […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

February 7, 2024

Returning From the Break February 7, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (18-18-7)  return from the AHL All-Star Break as they host a rivalry rematch against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night before traveling to Connecticut for their first division showdown at the Bridgeport Islanders on Saturday. Friday’s game also is the finale […]


Tuomaala Shines at All-Star Classic

February 6, 2024

February 6, 2024 Rookie forward Samu Tuomaala showcased his skills and abilities at the AHL All-Star Classic in San Jose, California during the two-day event. Tuomaala, 21, has scored 13-22-35 this season and is second among AHL rookies in points and third in assists. There were plenty of photographs and autographs to be had and […]


Transaction: Kile Returns to Maine

Phantoms Return to PPL Center This Friday February 6, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that forward Alex Kile has been returned on loan to the Maine Mariners of the ECHL. Kile, 29, has played in three games with the Phantoms this season, all of them coming last week. He has […]


Phantoms Late Rally Falls Short

February 3, 2024

Alumni Greats Return for Weekend Celebration February 3, 2024 Allentown, PA – J-R Avon (8th) scored a late goal at 6-on-5 to break up a shutout bid for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Joel Blomqvist but the Penguins added an empty-netter shortly thereafter and held on for a 3-1 victory at PPL Center on Saturday night. Phantoms fans enjoyed […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #43

Saturday, February 3, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (18-17-7) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (23-16-6) TONIGHT The Phantoms continue their celebration of “10 Years in the Valley” as they host the rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at PPL Center. Tonight is Game 3 out of 12 in the season series. The Phantoms are 1-0-1 against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton but […]


Phantoms Erupt in Third to Halt Hershey

February 2, 2024

Sandstrom Sensational in 4-1 Triumph February 2, 2024 Allentown, PA – Sweet revenge! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms bounced back to claim a 4-1 win over the AHL-best Hershey Bears on Friday night at PPL Center and earn a split in the two-game series this week between the I-78 rivals. A three-goal explosion in the third […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #42

Friday, February 2, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (17-17-7) vs. Hershey (35-7-2) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Hershey Bears continue their rivalry series with the second game of a back-to-back at PPL Center. The I-78 rivals also played on Wednesday in Allentown as Hershey rallied from a 2-1 deficit to secure […]


Phantoms Fall in Rivalry Showdown

January 31, 2024

Mike Vecchione Scores Winner Against Former Team January 31, 2024 Allentown, PA – Former Phantoms forward Mike Vecchione (12th, 13th) scored a pair of goals for the visiting Hershey Bears including the game-winner with just 6:19 left as Lehigh Valley dropped a 4-2 decision on Wednesday night at PPL Center. Cooper Marody (10th) and Ronnie […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #41

Wednesday, January 31, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (17-16-7) vs. Hershey (34-7-2) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms continue their longest homestand of the season with the first of back-to-back showdowns with the defending Calder Cup Champion Hershey Bears. The I-78 rivals will meet tonight and then will rematch on Friday for a […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

January 30, 2024

Celebrating 10 Years in the Valley January 30, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (17-16-7) continue their longest homestand of the season with three games this week right in the middle of a stretch of six straight at PPL Center. The Hershey Bears come to town for a pair of rivalry matchups on […]


Transaction: Alex Kile is Back

Phantoms to Host 10-Year Celebration Weekend January 30, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled forward Alex Kile from the Maine Mariners of the ECHL. Kile, 29, has thrived with the Mariners this season scoring 23-25-48 in 39 games played to lead the ECHL in goals while rating second in the league […]


Lightning Strikes Twice for Brink

January 27, 2024

Comeback Effort Falls Short in Shootout Decision January 27, 2024 Allentown, PA – The resilient Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied in the third period to erase a 3-1 deficit, but the Toronto Marlies claimed a 4-3 shootout victory in their lone visit to PPL Center on Saturday night. Bobby Brink led the Phantoms offense by scoring twice […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Marlies, Game #40

Saturday, January 27, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (17-16-6) vs. Toronto (16-14-6) TONIGHT VROOM VROOM!!! On Racing Night at PPL Center, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms host the Toronto Marlies, AHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Game 2 of a season-long six-game homestand. Tonight is also a Whiteout Night. And it […]


Brink Scores in Return

January 26, 2024

Penguins Survive Ferocious Phantoms Rally January 26, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied from a 3-0 deficit to forge a 3-3 tie and dominated the third period but the opportunistic Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins capitalized on a late chance to pull off a 4-3 win at PPL Center on Friday night. Bobby Brink scored […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #39

Friday, January 26, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (17-15-6) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (22-14-5) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms open a stretch of six consecutive home games, their longest homestand of the season, as they host the rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for the first time in the 2023-24 season. This is Game 2 out of […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

January 24, 2024

Six-Game Homestand On the Way January 24, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (17-15-6) return to PPL Center for their longest homestand of the season as they play the next six straight in downtown Allentown. The Phantoms begin the busy stretch this weekend with a Friday night tilt against the rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins […]


Phantoms Announce Various Transactions

January 23, 2024

Gahagen Joins Phantoms, Petersen to Flyers, Bellerive Traded January 23, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced several transactions. Transactions from the Philadelphia Flyers include: Goaltender Cal Petersen has been recalled by the Philadelphia Flyers Defenseman Mason Millman has been reassigned by the Philadelphia Flyers to the Reading Royals […]