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Super Cooper!

February 21, 2024

Marody Blasts Home Overtime Winner at Wilkes February 21, 2024 Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms did it again. For the second time this season, the Phantoms rallied from a two-goal deficit in Wilkes-Barre to post an overtime win at the rival Penguins. Lehigh Valley leading scorer Cooper Marody (11th, 12th) drove the exciting […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Penguins, Game #47

Wednesday, February 21, 7:05 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre, PA Lehigh Valley (20-19-7) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (26-17-7) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (20-19-7) open a stretch of four consecutive away games as they travel up the Northeast Extension to tangle with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game 5 out of 12 in the season series. Lehigh Valley […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

February 19, 2024

Closing Out February On the Road February 19, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (20-19-7) open a stretch of four straight road contests when they travel to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for a mid-week showdown. With 26 games remaining in the regular season, the Phantoms are four points back of Springfield for a playoff position AND […]


Transaction: Maier Returned to Reading Royals

February 18, 2024

February 18, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have returned goaltender Nolan Maier to the ECHL Reading Royals. Maier, 23, has appeared in 26 games for the Royals this season where he has gone 8-12-3-2, 3.34, .892. He recently landed his first career professional shutout in a February 3 victory against the Adirondack […]


SRO Sellout Packs PPL Center

February 17, 2024

Syracuse Outlasts Phantoms 2-1 February 17, 2024 Allentown, PA – Fluky bounces abound in a tightly played contest between the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Syracuse Crunch with all three goals finding little or big redirections as part of a 2-1 triumph for visiting Syracuse on Saturday night at PPL Center. Rhett Gardner (6th) scored the […]


Preview: Phantoms vs. Crunch, Game #46

Saturday, February 17, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (20-18-7) vs. Syracuse (26-15-5) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (20-18-7) play their final home game of February as they host the North Division-leading Syracuse Crunch, AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tonight is meLVin Youth Jersey Night for the first 2,000 kids presented […]


Transaction: Maier Recalled from Reading

Phantoms at Home Tonight vs. Syracuse Crunch February 17, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled goaltender Nolan Maier from the ECHL Reading Royals. Maier, 23, has appeared in 26 games for the Royals this season where he has gone 8-12-3-2, 3.34, .892. He recently landed his first career professional shutout in […]


On the Brink

February 13, 2024

Talented Bobby Brink Logging Big Minutes with the Phantoms to Become Full-Time NHL’er by Bob Rotruck February 10, 2024 Bobby Brink was true to his name entering this season. Not at all a lock to make the Philadelphia Flyers out of training camp, the talented young prospect was very much on the brink of breaking through […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

Shootout City! February 13, 2024 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (20-18-7)  posted back-to-back shootout wins last week against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Bridgeport in the team’s return from the All-Star Break. Lehigh Valley has a light schedule this week with only one game on Saturday night when the North Division-leading Syracuse Crunch visit PPL Center. […]


Avon and Allison Strike in Shootout

February 10, 2024

Great Gahagen! 34 Saves in 2-1 Triumph February 10, 2024 Bridgeport, CT – J.R. Avon scored his league-leading fourth shootout goal of the season and Wade Allison knocked home the winner in the third round as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms won their second consecutive shootout game on the weekend with a 2-1 victory at the […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Islanders, Game #45

Saturday, February 10, 7:05 p.m. Total Mortgage Arena, Bridgeport, CT Lehigh Valley (19-18-7) at Bridgeport (13-26-5) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (19-18-7) play their first away game in 21 days as they travel to Bridgeport, CT to take on the Islanders. It is the team’s first road contest since January 20 at Cleveland. Tonight is […]


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 […]