Phantoms Forward Cole Bardreau Named CCM/AHL Rookie of the Month

First-Year Center Tallied 6 Goals & 12 Points in January

February 3, 2016

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that forward Cole Bardreau has been selected as the CCM/AHL Rookie of the Month for January.

JustSports PhotographyBardreau tallied six goals, six assists, 12 points and a plus-11 rating in 11 January outings.

The first-year center from Fairport, New York produced at least one point in eight of 11 January contests and recorded four multi-point efforts during his robust month. What’s more, Bardreau has been a key cog in Lehigh Valley’s recent five-game winning streak amassing five goals, seven points and a plus-nine rating during the team’s recent surge.

Through 24 games this season, he’s registered seven goals, eight assists and 15 points.

In recognition of his achievement, Bardreau will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Phantoms home game.

Following the AHL All-Star break, Lehigh Valley returns to action with road tilts in Bridgeport and Hershey this Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6. Be sure to catch all the action on FOX 1470-AM, online at or via the iHeartRadio app. Coverage begins with “Countdown to Faceoff” at 6:20 p.m.

The Phantoms are then back in action at PPL Center on Wednesday, February 10 when they welcome the rival Binghamton Senators back to downtown Allentown. The game features a Career Fair with a host of representatives from area sports teams on hand, including the Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Soul, New York Red Bulls and Reading Royals. A limited number of tickets remain so be sure to secure yours now at, by calling 610-347-TIXX [8499] or in person at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office at PPL Center [701 Hamilton Street].

RISE UP! Reserve your season tickets and groups now for the 2015-2016 season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey. 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)!

Upcoming Home Games:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Binghamton Senators vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m. | TIX
(Career Fair.)

Friday, February 12, 2016, Portland Pirates vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m. | TIX

Saturday, February 13, 2016, Utica Comets vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m. | TIX
(Post-Game Photographs with Phantoms Players.)

In the midst of their 20th season of operation, the Phantoms are coming off 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).