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Flyers Prospects Desnoyers and Foerster to Play in World Juniors

August 2, 2022

IIHF World Junior Championship Begins August 9 in Edmonton August 2, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers prospects Elliot Desnoyers and Tyson Foerster have been selected by Team Canada to play in the World Juniors tournament which begins next week in Edmonton. Originally postponed from December, the rescheduled tournament in August is an opportunity for the young talents […]


Transaction Analysis: Versatile Laczynski Signs Two-Year Deal

July 28, 2022

by Bill Meltzer (philadelphiaflyers.com) July 28, 2022 On Wednesday, the Flyers announced the signing of center/winger Tanner Laczynski to a two-year contract with a $762,500 average annual value (AAV) at the NHL level. Year one is a two-way contract that would pay $750,000 (NHL minimum) on the Flyers’ NHL roster and a lower rate if […]


Laczynski Re-Signs with Flyers

July 27, 2022

Scored Seven Goals for Phantoms in Injury-Shortened Season July 27, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers have signed forward Tanner Laczynski to a two-year, two-way/one-way contract according to President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. Laczynski, 25, posted seven goals with 10 assists for 17 points in 28 games with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in […]


Phantoms Unveil 2022-23 Schedule

July 21, 2022

Hockey returns to Lehigh Valley in September; Phantoms hit the ice in early October July 21, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced their full schedule for the 2022-23 regular season. It won’t be long before Phantoms Phans will again be joining us for all the family fun at PPL Center […]


Phantoms Announce Opening Weekend

July 20, 2022

Phantoms Home Openers October 22-23 vs. Cleveland Monsters July 20, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – Mark your calendars. Opening Weekend is Coming! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and American Hockey League have announced the home openers for the 2022-23 season. Opening Weekend for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms is Saturday, October 22 at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday, October […]


Ratcliffe Re-Signs with Flyers

July 19, 2022

Big Winger Made NHL Debut Last Season July 19, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers have signed forward Isaac Ratcliffe to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2022-23 season, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. Ratcliffe, 23 (2/15/1999), posted 28 points (11g-17a) with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in 59 games in 2021-22. […]


Sam Ersson Eager for Healthy Return

July 18, 2022

by Bill Meltzer for philadelphiaflyers.com July 18, 2022 The 2021-22 season did not go the way Samuel Ersson envisioned it after the highly regarded Swedish netminder arrived in Allentown for his first season of North American pro hockey. Recurring groin issues limited the Lehigh Valley Phantoms rookie netminder’s season to just five games;’ the latter […]


Flyers Sign Belpedio, Brooks, Grosenick, Marody

July 13, 2022

Impressive Accolades and Backgrounds for Experienced Quartet July 13, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers have signed the following players according to President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher: Louie Belpedio (D) (1 year, two-way contract) Adam Brooks (F) (2 years, two-way contract) Troy Grosenick (G) (1 year, one-way contract) Cooper Marody (RW) (2 years, two-way […]


Tickets for Flyers vs. Rangers Rookie Game Series Will be Available July 13

July 12, 2022

Hockey Returns to PPL Center September 16 and 17 with Top Young Prospects July 12, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The best young players and future stars of the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers are coming to the Lehigh Valley in September! This exciting weekend series will be a great way for fans to […]


Flyers Select Six in 2022 NHL Draft

July 9, 2022

Learning About Some Future Phantoms July 9, 2022 We can expect some of these newest members of the Philadelphia Flyers’ family to join the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in the years to come. They likely won’t make it to Allentown for a few years though as these young talents have commitments to play collegiately or in other leagues […]


Recent and Future Phantoms to Join Flyers Development Camp July 11

Samuel Morin Will Join Coaches for Annual Prospects Gathering July 9, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers announced the roster and dates for their 2022 Development Camp to be held Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15 at the Flyers Training Center in Voorhees, NJ. A total of 35 players will participate in the camp including nine […]


Cal O’Reilly Re-Signs with Phantoms

July 6, 2022

Captain Cal is Back for a Fourth Season July 6, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that center Cal O’Reilly has been re-signed to an AHL contract for the 2022-23 season. The team’s captain is returning for a fourth season with the Phantoms as he enters his 16th year in […]


Flyers Re-Sign Felix Sandström

June 23, 2022

Two-Year Deal Keeps 25-Year-Old Goalie in Organization June 23, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed goaltender Felix Sandström to a two-year contract, according to President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. The 6-2, 191-pound netminder played a majority of the 2021-22 season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He appeared in 44 games and […]


Flyers Re-Sign Linus Sandin

May 23, 2022

Sandin Made NHL Debut Last Season May 23, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed forward Linus Sandin to a one-year, two-way contract, according to President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. Sandin, 26 (5/19/1996), enters his third season with the Flyers organization. He appeared in one game with the Flyers […]


Flyers Sign Adam Ginning

May 18, 2022

Swedish Defenseman was 2018 Second Round Selection May 17, 2022 The Philadelphia Flyers announced they have signed defenseman Adam Ginning, the club’s second-round pick (50th overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, to a two-year entry-level contract, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. Ginning, 22 (1/13/00), spent last season, 2021-22, […]


Samuel Morin Motivated to Remain in Hockey

May 8, 2022

He didn’t get to do it nearly as many years or for as many games as he hoped, but Samuel Morin is grateful that he fulfilled his lifelong dream of playing in the National Hockey League. By Bill Meltzer – philadelphiaflyers.com He didn’t get to do it nearly as many years or for as many […]


Phantoms Power Play Presented by Provident Bank

May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022 Weekly Recap Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Springfield Thunderbirds 5 – Phantoms 0 The Phantoms couldn’t break through against T-Birds goalie Joel Hofer in the opener of the last homestand of the season. The Phantoms trailed 1-0 for most of the game in a tight goalie contest with Pat Nagle keeping the contest tight. The […]


Take a Bow, Phantoms! Sandstrom Shutout Win Ends Season

April 30, 2022

O’Reilly and Ratcliffe with 2 Points Each, Phantoms over Penguins 3-0 April 30, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – Felix Sandstrom’s 26-save total was good for his second career shutout and the Phantoms finished the season in style with a 3-0 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night at PPL Center. Cal O’Reilly (21st) and Isaac […]


Sandström, Högberg, Zamula Returned to Phantoms

Season Finale Tonight vs. WBS Penguins at PPL Center April 30, 2022 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have returned goalie Felix Sandström and defensemen Linus Högberg and Egor Zamula to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms according to Flyers’ President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. Sandström, 25, has gone 0-4-1, 3.23, .910 […]


PREVIEW: Phantoms vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Apr 30 2022

It’s the SEASON FINALE on a Phantoms GAMEDAY presented by MassMutual! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms play the last game of the season against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The Force shall be with The Phantoms on Star Wars Night!! Lehigh Valley (28-32-15) is 5-5-1 against the Penguins this year. Thanks to all Phantoms Phans who supported us throughout the […]


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