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Phantoms Fall in Rivalry Matchup

January 28, 2023

O’Reilly and Attard convert in consecutive nights for the Phantoms January 28, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA –  Cal O’Reilly and Ronnie Attard both tallied for a second consecutive night in front of a packed, sold out PPL Center crowd of 8,624. The first 2,000 kids age 12 and younger rocked meLVin Youth Winter Hats presented by […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #41

Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (20-15-5) vs. Hershey Bears (27-8-5) PPL Center, Allentown, PA TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms continue their longest homestand of the season as they host first-place Hershey (27-8-5) in a big Saturday night rivalry showdown at PPL Center. Lehigh Valley (20-15-5) has moved into sole possession […]


Blinded by the White! Phantoms Win 4-2

January 27, 2023

Foerster With Another Two-Goal Game January 27, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – Tyson Foerster (14th, 15th) tallied twice, including a spectacular goal while he was tripped up in the second period, Olle Lycksell recorded three helpers, and Sam Ersson shined in net with 34 saves in a 4-2 throttling against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Penguins, Game #40

Friday, January 27, 2023 at 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (19-15-5) vs. WBS Penguins (19-15-5) PPL Center, Allentown, PA TONIGHT It’s Flyers Night at PPL Center as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms host the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game 6 out of 12 in the rivalry series. The Phantoms and Penguins have identical records and are tied […]


“Slap Shot Weekend” to Welcome Dave Hanson March 3-4

January 26, 2023

“Puttin’ on the Foil” During Special Screening & Themed Game at PPL Center January 26, 2023 The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are going to capture the spirit of the thing but won’t be getting any of that stinkin’ root beer when they host Slap Shot Weekend on March 3-4 at PPL Center. On Friday, March 3, all current and […]


Win Streak Snapped in Rivalry Battle with Hershey

January 25, 2023

Desnoyers Scores Team-Leading 14th but Phantoms Fall 5-2 January 25, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – Elliot Desnoyers (14th) and Hayden Hodgson (2nd) had a pair of equalizers for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms but visiting Hershey pulled away in the third period breaking a 2-2 tie with a three-goal surge for a 5-2 victory on Wednesday […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Bears, Game #39

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (19-14-5) vs. Hershey Bears (26-8-5) PPL Center, Allentown, PA TONIGHT Back at Home Sweet Home! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms open a season-long five-game homestand at PPL Center following a perfect 3-0-0 road trip to Cleveland and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The Phantoms are in fourth place in the […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Providence Bank

January 24, 2023

Coming Home with a Win Streak January 24, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (19-14-5) open a season-long five-game homestand at PPL Center following a perfect 3-0-0 road trip to Cleveland and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The Phantoms are tied for fourth place in the Atlantic Division and will tangle with rivals Hershey (twice) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton […]


Cal O’Reilly Captures History with 700th AHL Point; Phantoms Blast Pens 5-2

January 20, 2023

Tyson Foerster scores twice to lead four-goal second period January 20, 2023 Wilkes-Barre, PA – Cal O’Reilly made American Hockey League history with his 700th career AHL point, Tyson Foerster (12th, 13th) scored twice, and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms put forth a second period for the ages to beat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a 5-2 […]


Sam Ersson Returns to Phantoms, Felix Sandström Recalled to Flyers

Phantoms Play Tonight at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton January 20, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that goaltender Sam Ersson has been reassigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and goaltender Felix Sandström has been recalled to the Flyers following the conclusion of his two-week conditioning loan with Lehigh Valley. Ersson, 23, has thrived with […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Penguins, Game #38

Friday, January 20, 2023 at 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (18-14-5) at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (18-12-5) Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, PA TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms wrap up a three-game road swing as they renew their rivalry with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game 5 of 12 in the season series. Lehigh Valley (18-14-5) […]


Belpedio the Overtime Hero; Phantoms Sweep Monsters

January 18, 2023

Penalty kill and Felix Sandstrom tremendous again in 2-1 overtime win January 18, 2023 Cleveland, OH – Louie Belpedio did it again! With 59.8 seconds left in overtime, Belpedio crashed the net and scored the overtime winner to send the Phantoms to a 2-1 victory at the Cleveland Monsters on Wednesday night. It was Belpedio’s […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Monsters, Game #37

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (17-14-5) at Cleveland Monsters (14-17-4) Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, OH TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms conclude their season series against the Cleveland Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets as they also open play in the second half of the season. Lehigh Valley has […]


Penalty Kill and Sandstrom Clutch at Cleveland

January 17, 2023

Attard, Belpedio, Brink With Goals January 17, 2023 Cleveland, OH – Felix Sandstrom was oh so close. Just 19.8 seconds away from his third career shutout in the AHL, Owen Sillinger broke through to break his otherwise perfect evening. Breaking the shutout bid was small consolation for the Monsters however as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms at Monsters, Game #36

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (16-14-5) at Cleveland Monsters (14-16-4) Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, OH TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms begin a three-game road stretch in the opener of a two-game series at the Cleveland Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Lehigh Valley (16-14-5) had points in four […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

January 16, 2023

Three Game Roadie This Week January 17, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (16-14-5) have another three-game road swing this week including a two-game series at the Cleveland Monsters on Tuesday and Wednesday followed by a rivalry matchup at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday. Lehigh Valley extended its point streak to four straight […]


Zayde Wisdom Returns, Phantoms and Reading Switch Goalies

January 15, 2023

January 15, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have reassigned forward Zayde Wisdom to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms from the Reading Royals. Additionally, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled goaltender Pat Nagle from the Reading Royals of the ECHL and have loaned goaltender Nolan Maier from the Phantoms to Reading. Wisdom, 20, played […]


Phantoms Point Streak Comes to a Close Against Syracuse

January 14, 2023

Elliot Desnoyers tallies team-best 13th goal January 14, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – Kevin Connauton (1st) and Elliot Desnoyers (13th) tallied for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, but the Syracuse Crunch scored a 5-2 victory over the Orange and Black on Saturday night at PPL Center. Adam Brooks recorded an assist to extend his point-streak to […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Crunch, Game #35

Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (16-13-5) vs. Syracuse Crunch (14-13-5) PPL Center, Allentown, PA TONIGHT The Lehigh Valley Phantoms conclude their brief two-game homestand as they see te Syracuse Crunch for the first time this season. Syracuse is the AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Lehigh Valley (16-13-5) is […]


Adam Karashik Recalled from Reading

Phantoms at Home Tonight vs. Syracuse January 14, 2023 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled defenseman Adam Karashik from the Reading Royals of the ECHL. Karashik, 24, has played in three games with the Phantoms this season and also played eight games with Lehigh Valley at the end of last year. […]


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