Matt Strome Joins Phantoms From Reading

Nick Seeler Also Loaned to Phantoms From Flyers

November 8, 2021

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced that forward Matt Strome has been reassigned by the Philadelphia Flyers to the Phantoms from the Reading Royals of the ECHL. Additionally, defenseman Nick Seeler has been loaned to the Phantoms from the Philadelphia Flyers.

Strome, 22, is a 6’4″ left wing and center who has played in six games with Reading this season scoring three goals with four assists for seven points.

The third-year pro was a Round 4 selection of the Flyers in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft from the Hamilton Bulldogs of the OHL.

Strome played in three games with the Phantoms last season scoring one goal. And he also played in 26 games in the ECHL with Greenville (SC) Swamp Rabbits posting 3-4-7. He has played 28 career games with the Phantoms scoring 3-4-7.

Seeler, 28, has played in nine games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season. He has also appeared on the Phantoms’ roster earlier this year but has yet to appear in any games with Lehigh Valley. The Eden Prairie, Minn. native has played in 114 NHL games with Minnesota, Philadelphia and Chicago and also has 112 AHL games with the Iowa Wild in his career scoring 2-17-19.

The Phantoms next play at the Hershey Bears on Wednesday and at the Providence Bruins on Friday. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms return home on Saturday against the Springfield Thunderbirds in the next Saturday Night Hockey Live game at PPL Center. Stacy Gabel will be the featured performer in the team’s season-long concert series. Tickets are available at