Phantoms Sign Steven Swavely to AHL Contract

Reading Native Has Played Six Games For Lehigh Valley This Season

January 2, 2019

Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, have announced today they have signed C Steven Swavely to an AHL contract for the remainder of the 2018-19 season.

Swavely, 27, originally signed a PTO with Lehigh Valley on December 19, 2018. The 6-foot-1 forward has played in six games this season for the Phantoms and has tallied four points, including a career best, three-assist game on December 22, 2018, in a 6-1 victory in Hershey.

Prior to signing with Lehigh Valley, Swavely had played 26 games this season for the Reading Royals (ECHL) and led the Royals with 28 points, 12 goals, and 16 assists at the time of his signing. He also ranked 15th in the ECHL in points and was coming off a 13-game points streak. He notched 20 points in his last 14 games for Reading.

A native of Reading, Pa., Swavely is currently in his third full professional season after four years at the University of Maine. He has totaled 96 points on 43 goals and 53 assists in 104 games for the Reading Royals. Swavely has played 59 games for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms during parts of the last four seasons.

The Phantoms will play three games on the road this weekend before returning home to PPL Center to face off against the Binghamton Devils on Friday, January 11, at 7:05 p.m.  Tickets are still available for the game, so get yours online by clicking HERE.

Season tickets offering a wide range of benefits as well as 20-Game and 12-Game plans are available by calling the Phantoms at 610-224-GOAL (4625).

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