Played Three Games for Philadelphia to Begin Season
October 23, 2022
Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forward Jackson Cates has been assigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, according to Flyers Director of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.
Cates, 25, has played in three games with the Flyers this past week where he was teammates with his brother, Noah Cates. The lefty shooting center from Stillwater, MN played 37 games with the Phantoms last year scoring 2-8-10 before his season was cut short with an injury on March 5, 2022 against Charlotte. He also played in 11 games with the Flyers last season scoring his first career NHL goal at Montreal in December. The Minnesota-Duluth product is entering his second full season of professional hockey.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms return to action this afternoon with a 3:05 p.m. matchup against the Cleveland Monsters at PPL Center.