Phantoms Announce Opening Night Roster

Regular Season Begins This Saturday, October 11 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

October 6, 2014

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce the team’s opening night roster in anticipation of the Phantoms’ 2014-15 regular season opener this Saturday at 7:05 PM at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Following Saturday’s tilt, Lehigh Valley kicks off the home portion of its regular season schedule Friday, October 17 with a 7:05 PM showdown at PPL Center against the Adirondack Flames. Tickets for all of the Phantoms’ 38 regular season contests, including the first-ever regular season game at the brand-new PPL Center, are on sale now at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office (7th & Hamilton), by calling 610-347-TIXX (8499) or online at

Lehigh Valley’s opening night roster includes 13 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders and features 13 skaters with experience within the Phantoms organization and another six players with previous AHL experience.

  • The forwards (in alphabetical order) include: Brandon Alderson, Nick Cousins, Austin Fyten, Andrew Gordon, Kevin Goumas, Brett Hextall, Scott Laughton, Taylor Leier, Darroll Powe, Jay Rosehill, Zack Stortini, Petr Straka and Chris VandeVelde.
  • The defensemen (in alphabetical order) include: Mark Alt, Steven Delisle, Shayne Gostisbehere, Robert Hagg, Oliver Lauridsen, Brandon Manning and Jesper Pettersson.
  • The goaltenders are Anthony Stolarz and Rob Zepp.

The Phantoms are coming off an incredibly successful, sold-out Battle on Hamilton on September 27 followed by a pair of preseason tilts at PPL Center that featured nearly 5300 and 6000 fans respectively.

Opening Night for the inaugural regular season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey at the spectacular, new PPL Center is Friday, October 17 against the Adirondack Flames!

Check it out! Don’t miss the action and fun of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey at PPL Center in downtown Allentown! Contact the Phantoms Front Office for information on season tickets and affordable partial-season plans by calling 610-224-GOAL (4625).


Saturday, October 11, 2014, Lehigh Valley @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7:05 PM (Regular Season Opener)

Friday, October 17, 2014, Adirondack vs. Lehigh Valley, 7:05 PM (Home Opener @ PPL Center!)

Dan Fremuth
Cell: 406-672-0438

Meghan Carrigan
Office: 484-273-4459
Cell: 215-713-5281