Game Summary Archive

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Comeback Phantoms Rally Again

January 20, 2024

Andrae Scores 3rd Period Winner at Cleveland January 20, 2024 Cleveland, OH – Backs to the wall, the resilient Phantoms again showed what they are made of as Lehigh Valley overcame a 2-0 deficit in the second and a 3-2 hole in the third to take an exciting 4-3 win at the first-place Cleveland Monsters […]

Samu Strikes Again But Monsters Bounce Phantoms

January 19, 2024

12th of the Year for Sensational Samu January 19, 2024 Cleveland, OH – Samu Tuomaala (12th) and Jacob Gaucher (4th) scored the first and last goals of the night but in between came four markers from the host Cleveland Monsters, including two from James Malatesta (9th, 10th), in a 4-2 decision on Friday night in […]

Point Streak Ends in Rochester

January 17, 2024

First Road Regulation Loss Since December 3 January 17, 2024 Rochester, NY – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms had their four-game point streak come to an end in a 6-0 loss on Wednesday at the Rochester Americans in the first of a three-game road trip. The Phantoms poured on 32 shots against Eric Comrie but the […]

Cal Petersen Saves the Day

January 14, 2024

Save of the Year Boosts Comeback Win January 13, 2024 Allentown, PA – Cal Petersen’s ridiculous, jaw-dropping two-pad stack in the second period drew roars from a sellout crowd at PPL Center. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied from a 3-1 deficit in an incredible 4-3 shootout win over the first-place Hershey Bears on Saturday night. […]

Phantoms Pounce Past Wolf Pack 4-1

January 12, 2024

Lycksell Scores Twice in Chippy Friday Night Delight at PPL Center January 12, 2024 Allentown, PA – A rough and tumble Friday night at PPL Center featured the Lehigh Valley Phantoms claiming a 4-1 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in one of the most entertaining games of the season. Olle Lycksell (13th, 14th) tallied […]

Hard-Earned Standings Point at Hershey

January 7, 2024

Bellerive and Brooks Score in Playoff-Intensity Caliber Game January 7, 2024 Hershey, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms scrapped and clawed and kept working against the top team in the American Hockey League to take a 2-1 lead into the third period but the host Hershey Bears responded with a tying tally with under six […]

PREVIEW: Phantoms at Bears, Game #33

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 […]

Samu Style Rings in 2024

January 6, 2024

Two for Tuomaala in Overtime Win at Wilkes-Barre January 6, 2024 Wilkes-Barre, PA – The fantastic rookie season for right wing Samu Tuomaala took yet another step forward as the talented 20-year-old blasted home his second overtime goal of the season in a 4-3 comeback win at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night. Tuomaala (9th, […]

Checkers Snag Phantoms in 2023 Finale

December 31, 2023

Fans Celebrated NYE Game Ahead of World’s Largest Puck Drop December 31, 2023 Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms pushed back after an early deficit to cut into Charlotte’s margin but eventually fell short in a 5-2 final at PPL Center on New Year’s Eve. Louie Belpedio (2nd) and Jacob Gaucher (2nd) scored for […]