Flyers Ink D Reece Willcox for 2 More Years

#44 D Reece Willcox

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have inked defenseman Reece Willcox to a two-year contract extension.

A 24-year old out of Surrey, British Columbia, Willcox is set to begin his fourth professional season with the Phantoms. During the 2017-18 season, he posted a career best 15 points (3G-12A) over 57 contests at the AHL level.

Overall, the right-handed defenseman has competed in 111 AHL games with Lehigh Valley while tallying 7 goals and 18 assists for a total of 25 points.

Prior to turning pro, Willcox completed four years at Cornell University where he tallied 5 goals and 24 assists for 29 points and was named the team’s captain in his senior season.

Willcox was a 5th-round (141st Overall) selection of the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Hockey returns to PPL Center with the fourth annual Flyers in the Valley preseason game on September 21, 2018 when the Philadelphia Flyers tangle with the New York Islanders. Starting at just $18 for group tickets and $22.50 for single game buyers, tickets for the Flyers preseason showdown are on sale to the general public at or at the QNB Box Office at PPL Center located at the corner of Seventh and Hamilton.

The fifth season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey excitement is coming soon! Season tickets offering a wide range of benefits as well as 20-Game and 12-Game plans are available by calling the Phantoms at 610-224-GOAL (4625).

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