Game Preview Archive


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Checkers, Game #49

February 25, 2024

Sunday, February 25, 1:00 p.m. Bojangles’ Coliseum Charlotte, NC Lehigh Valley (22-19-7) at Charlotte (24-20-6) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (22-19-7) aim for a weekend sweep down south in a 1:00 p.m. clash with the Charlotte Checkers, AHL affiliate of the Florida Panthers. Lehigh Valley has won four of its last five games with all […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Checkers, Game #48

February 24, 2024

Saturday, February 24, 4:00 p.m. Bojangles’ Coliseum Charlotte, NC Lehigh Valley (21-19-7) at Charlotte (24-20-5) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (21-19-7)  look to keep it going as they head south for a two-game series at the Charlotte Checkers on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The Phantoms are just four points back of the fifth-place Checkers (tied […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Penguins, Game #47

February 21, 2024

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 […]


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 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #44

February 9, 2024

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. […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #43

February 3, 2024

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 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #42

February 2, 2024

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 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #41

January 31, 2024

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 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Marlies, Game #40

January 27, 2024

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 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #39

January 26, 2024

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 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Monsters, Game #38

January 20, 2024

Saturday, January 20, 7:00 p.m. Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, OH Lehigh Valley (16-15-6) at Cleveland (24-10-2) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms conclude a three-game road trip with a rematch at the first-palce Cleveland Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Cleveland took Game 1 of the weekend set in a 4-2 decision on Friday. […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Monsters, Game #37

January 19, 2024

Friday, January 19, 7:00 p.m. Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, OH Lehigh Valley (16-14-6) at Cleveland (23-10-2) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms officially begin the second half of the season with the first of two weekend showdowns in snowy Cleveland, Ohio against the first-place Cleveland Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Cleveland is tops […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Americans

January 17, 2024

Wednesday, January 17, 7:05 p.m. Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, NY Lehigh Valley (16-13-6) at Rochester (16-13-4) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms open a three-game road-swing up north as they take on the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. Lehigh Valley is on a four-game point streak at 3-0-1 to open 2024 following a […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #35

January 13, 2024

Saturday, January 13, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (15-13-6) vs. Hershey (29-7-0) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms conclude their quick weekend homestand in a Saturday night rivalry showdown against the Hershey Bears, AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals. Lehigh Valley is on a three-game point streak to open 2024 at 2-0-1 following […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Wolf Pack, Game #34

January 12, 2024

Friday, January 12, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (14-13-6) vs. Hartford (18-8-5) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms play their first home game of 2024 as they host the Hartford Wolf Pack, AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals. Tonight is the final game of the season series between the division rivals. The Phantoms […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Bears, Game #33

January 7, 2024

Sunday, January 6, 3:00 p.m. GIANT Center, Hershey, PA Lehigh Valley (14-13-5) at Hershey (28-7-0) TODAY The Lehigh Valley Phantoms conclude their brief two-game in-state roadie with a Sunday matinee at the first-place Hershey Bears, AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals. The Phantoms and Bears are meeting for the sixth time out of 12 this […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Penguins, Game #32

January 6, 2024

Saturday, January 6, 6:05 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre Twp., PA Lehigh Valley (13-13-5) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (17-12-3) TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms trek to snowy northeast Pennsylvania for a rivalry matchup against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for the team’s first game of 2024. Lehigh Valley and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton are meeting for the first time this season although […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Checkers, Game #31

December 31, 2023

Sunday, December 31, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (13-12-5) vs. Charlotte (15-11-3) TONIGHT Happy New Year, Hockey Fans! The Phantoms and Checkers close out 2023 with a New Year’s Eve clash at PPL Center. The game features glowsticks and party favors for the fans presented by Penn Community Bank. Fans then get […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #30

December 30, 2023

Saturday, December 30, 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, Allentown, PA Lehigh Valley (13-11-5) vs. Hershey (26-6-0) TONIGHT It’s the penultimate game of 2023 as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms host the rival Hershey Bears on a Whiteout Night at PPL Center. The Phantoms will be wearing their alternate Whiteout uniforms for the first time this season. Fans […]