Phantoms Power Play (1/30 – 2/5)

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Lehigh Valley Gets Big Win in Bridgeport

February 5, 2019

3 Stars

Veccs at His Best
Mike Vecchione recorded a career-best four points (1g, 3a) on Friday in Bridgeport. It was the first four point game by a Phantom this season. Vecchione now has 9 points in his last 10 games.
Ty at the Top
Tyrell Goulbourne is now the Lehigh Valley Phantoms All-Time leader in penalty minutes with 274. He passes Samuel Morin who had 273. Goulbourne has six fighting majors this season.
Just Lighting The Lamp
On Friday night, Justin Bailey recorded his first two-goal game with the Phantoms. It was his third straight game with a goal and he now has six points (4g, 2a) in eight games with Lehigh Valley.

Phantoms On The Ice:

Last Week:

Friday, February 1, 2019 –
LV Phantoms 7, Bridgeport Sound Tigers 5
The Phantoms scored at least seven goals for the third time this season in a crazy back-and-forth game in Bridgeport. Mike Vecchione notched four points and Justin Bailey scored twice. Greg Carey, James de Haas, Dale Weise and Chris Conner also scored for Lehigh Valley.

Saturday, February 2, 2019 –
LV Phantoms 1, Hershey Bears 2
Lehigh Valley fell to Hershey 2-1 on Saturday in the ninth meeting between the in-sate rivals. Carsen Twarynski scored his sixth goal of the season for the lone Phantoms tally.

Next Week:

Friday, February 8, 2019
Vs. Utica Comets – Adirondack Bank Center
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms travel to Utica to take on the Comets for the first time this season on Friday. The Phantoms were 1-0-1 against the Comets last season, including a 6-4 win in their only trip to Utica. Phil Varone scored a hat trick to lead the Phantoms and Greg Carey, T.J. Brennan and Cole Bardreau also lit the lamp.

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Vs. Hartford Wolf Pack – PPL Center
The Hartford Wolf Pack will make their first trip to Allentown this season. Lehigh Valley went 1-1-1 in their three trips to Hartford this year, most recently falling 6-5 in overtime on January 18. The only win against the Wolf Pack came on October 24 with a 7-3 victory.

Sunday, February 10, 2019
Vs. Hartford Wolf Pack – PPL Center
The Phantoms and Wolf Pack will play back-to-back games with a 3PM rematch on Sunday. Hartford currently sits in last place in the Atlantic Division and has the worst record in the Eastern Conference. The Connecticut native, Colin McDonald has led the way for the Phantoms with five points in three games against Hartford this season.

Phantoms In The Community:

The Phantoms Sled Hockey team presented by Phantoms Charities is now official!  The athletes and coaches received their Phantoms-modeled jerseys that have their personalized names and numbers.  The coaches presented the athletes with their jerseys at a ceremony where they highlighted each athletes’ strengths.  Check out the Phantoms Sled Hockey team when they hit the ice at the Phantoms game on Friday, February 15 for You Can Play Night.

Broadcast Coverage

Service Electric’s TV2 Sports will again be broadcasting all of the Phantoms’ regular season home games live during the 2018-19 season. If you can’t make it out to the rink, be sure to catch all the exciting action in high definition with Steve Degler, Todd Fedoruk, Doug Heater, Dan Fremuth and Kristi Fulkerson!

And be sure to catch each and every Phantoms game this season live on 1470-AM WSAN, 790-AM WAEB or via the Phantoms365 app!  Join the Voice of the Phantoms, Bob Rotruck, for all of the heart-pumping action of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey whether the team is at home or on the road.

Ticket Information

Tickets for each and every Phantoms home game throughout the 2018-19 season are available online at, by calling 610-347-TIXX [8499] or in-person at the QNB Box Office [7th & Hamilton].

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