Goaltender Carter Hart Reassigned to Lehigh Valley

Phantoms Open 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs This Friday and Saturday at PPL Center

April 17, 2017

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have reassigned goaltender Carter Hart from the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League (WHL) to Lehigh Valley.

An 18-year-old netminder from Sherwood Park, Alberta, Hart is coming off an incredibly successful three-year career with the Silvertips during which he compiled an 85-40-12 overall record to go along with 19 shutouts, a 2.13 goals-against average and a 0.921 save percentage. Most recently, he notched a 32-11-2 mark this season along with a 1.99 goals-against average and 0.927 save percentage.

A second-round selection (#48 overall) by Philadelphia in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Hart was named CHL Goaltender of the Year in 2016 and was a member of Team Canada’s silver medal-winning team at the 2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

The Phantoms kick off the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs with Games 1 and 2 this Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 at PPL Center against the rival Hershey Bears. Puck drop for both nights is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. and fans are encouraged to wear orange to each and every Phantoms home game throughout the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs as part of the team’s “Orange Out.”

Playoff strips, flex packs, group tickets and single-game tickets for the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs are all available now. Call 610-224-GOAL [4625] or visit pplcenter.com.