Lehigh Valley’s First NHL Game Coming to PPL Center – Monday, September 21st

Flyers to Face NY Islanders on Monday, September 21st

June 9, 2015

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are pleased to announce they will welcome the New York Islanders for a preseason game at PPL Center on Monday, September 21st at 7:05 PM. The contest will be the first-ever NHL game to be played in the Lehigh Valley.

JustSports Photography“This is an incredible way to kick off the second season of hockey here at PPL Center,” said Phantoms co-owners Rob and Jim Brooks. “We’re thrilled to be affiliated with the Flyers and it is through that special relationship that we’re able to host this historic game in the Lehigh Valley.”

Tickets for the preseason showdown are available now to Phantoms season ticket holders through an exclusive pre-sale. What’s more, season ticket holders will receive a discount on tickets to this historic matchup as full season ticket holders will receive a 10% discount on tickets while partial season ticket holders will receive a 5% discount.

Tickets will be available to the general public beginning on Thursday, July 30th. Tickets will be available online at pplcenter.com, by calling 610-347-TIXX (8499) or in-person at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office at PPL Center (701 Hamilton).

SAM_6143“The Philadelphia Flyers are very excited to bring the National Hockey League to PPL Center for a preseason game vs. the NY Islanders on September 21,” said Flyers President Paul Holmgren. “Phantoms fans and hockey fans throughout the Lehigh Valley are passionate about their hockey and we are thrilled that they have the opportunity to come watch their favorite NHL players, up close and personal.”

In the team’s 19-year history, the Phantoms have helped produce a host of NHL stars including Claude Giroux, Jeff Carter, Patrick Sharp, Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, James van Riemsdyk, R.J. Umberger, Mike Richards, Dennis Seidenberg, Brian Boucher, and Antero Niittymaki.

Check it out! Reserve your season tickets now for the 2015-2016 season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey. The Phantoms kick off the regular season to their second campaign at PPL Center on Saturday, October 10th! For more information on how to reserve your seat at PPL Center to the hottest ticket in town call the Phantoms front office today at 610-224-GOAL (4625)!

On the cusp of their 20th season of operation, the Phantoms recently completed their Inaugural Season as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms playing at the brand-new PPL Center. Established in 1996, the Phantoms spent their first 13 seasons at the Spectrum in Philadelphia before re-locating to Glens Falls, New York in 2009 where the team spent the next five seasons as the Adirondack Phantoms. A new era of Phantoms hockey began in the fall of 2014 when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms began play at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. Through 19 incredibly successful campaigns, the Phantoms have captured two Calder Cup Championships (1998, 2005), two Conference Championships (1998, 2005), two Regular Season Titles (1996-97, 1997-98) and four Division Championships (1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2003-04).