Transaction: Chris Conner Recalled by Flyers

Phantoms in Hershey Today for Rivalry Showdown with Bears

November 1, 2015

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have recalled from loan forward Chris Conner.

P1030_0353A 31-year-old forward from Westland, Michigan, Conner is currently second among all Phantoms in scoring with eight points (four goals, four assists) through the team’s first eight games. He joins the Flyers with 180 career NHL games on his professional resume having compiled 22 goals, 28 assists and 50 points during time with the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings and Washington Capitals.

The Phantoms are back in action tonight against Conner’s former team when Lehigh Valley heads to Hershey for its first rivalry showdown of the year with the Bears. Puck drop is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. Catch all the action on 790-AM WAEB, online at or via the iHeartRadio app beginning “Countdown to Faceoff” at 4:15 p.m.

The Phantoms then return to PPL Center this Friday, November 6 when the Bears invade downtown Allentown for the first time this season. Friday’s game is the first of four 20 Years of Phantoms Nights with a commemorative poster giveaway for the first 3,000 fans in attendance. Tickets for Friday’s highly-anticipated contest at PPL Center, along with each of the Phantoms’ 33 remaining home games, are available 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:

Friday, November 6, 2015, Hershey Bears vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m. | TICKETS
(20 Years of Phantoms Night. Commemorative Poster Giveaway 1 of 4. Free to the first 3,000 fans in attendance.)

Sunday, November 8, 2015, Binghamton Senators vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5:05 p.m. | TICKETS
(Go Birds Tailgate featuring Eagles Cheerleaders.)

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).