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Lehigh Valley Looks to Bounce Back with 3-in-3 Weekend

February 26, 2019

3 Stars

King of the Crease
Alex Lyon has been the Phantoms’ workhorse as of late and currently leads the AHL with 0.923 save percentage. He has allowed two goals or less in the past seven straight games.
Be Like Mike
With 8 points (2g, 6a) during the month of February, Mike Vecchione has led the Phantoms in scoring over the last 10 games and now ranks fourth on the team with 33 points.
Laberge Returns
After hip surgery delayed his season debut, Pascal Laberge is finally cleared and played his first game of the year Saturday, February 23 in Charlotte.

Phantoms On The Ice:

Last Week:

Friday, February 22, 2019 –
LV Phantoms 1, Charlotte Checkers 2
Mike Vecchione scored a shorthanded goal and Corban Knight recorded a point in the fourth-straight game but the Phantoms fell to Charlotte 2-1.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 –
LV Phantoms 2, Charlotte Checkers 5
Nic Aube-Kubel and Mike Huntebrinker recorded goals for Lehigh Valley but the first place Checkers swept the weekend series with a 5-2 victory.

Next Week:

Friday, March 1, 2019
Vs. Syracuse Crunch – War Memorial Arena
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will make their only trip to Syracuse this season on Friday for their final meeting with the Crunch. The Phantoms fell 3-2 in a shootout to Syracuse on December 21 at PPL Center. Colin McDonald and Greg Carey scored for Lehigh Valley.

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Vs. Utica Comets – PPL Center
The Phantoms will take on another North Division opponent on Saturday as the Utica Comets will make their first trip to Allentown. Lehigh Valley fell to Comets 5-2 in Utica on February 8. Justin Bailey and Phil Myers picked up goals for the Phantoms.

Sunday, March 3, 2019
Vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers– PPL Center
Lehigh Valley and Bridgeport will face off for the final time this season to close out a 3-in-3 weekend. The Phantoms are 3-1-1 in the previous five meetings against the Sound Tigers, most recently with a 4-3 overtime win on February 15 as T.J. Brennan scored the overtime winner in a trilling game at PPL Center.

Phantoms In The Community:

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms took their Bully Busters Program to Liberty Bell Elementary in Coopersburg on Friday, February 22, as meLVin helped the kids learn what to do if they find themselves being bullied.

Cole Bardeau, Alex Lyon, and Greg Carey visited Alburtis Elementary School Tuesday, February 26, to read some Dr. Seuss books ahead of his birthday this Saturday.

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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