Transaction: D Andrew MacDonald Loaned to Phantoms

Phantoms Open Second Regular Season at PPL Center This Saturday

October 6, 2015

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have loaned defenseman Andrew MacDonald to the Phantoms. A 29-year-old blueliner from Judique, Nova Scotia, MacDonald registered two goals, 10 assists, 12 points and 41 penalty minutes in 58 games with the Flyers last season.

MacDonald Flyers1The Phantoms kick off their second regular season at the state-of-the-art PPL Center this Saturday, October 10 when they welcome the Syracuse Crunch for a 7:05 p.m. showdown. As part of Opening Night, the first 8,500 fans in attendance will receive a FREE Phantoms Rally Towel presented by The Morning Call.

A limited number of tickets have just been released and are available online at, by calling 610-347-TIXX [8499] or by visiting the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office at PPL Center (701 Hamilton Street).

A 6’1″, 190-pound defender, MacDonald is entering his ninth professional season and has amassed 19 goals, 86 assists, 105 points and 196 penalty minutes across 372 career NHL games. Originally a sixth-round selection (160th overall) by the New York Islanders in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, MacDonald has also appeared in 114 career AHL contests during which he’s compiled 13 goals, 32 assists and 45 points.

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:

Saturday, October 10, 2015, Syracuse Crunch at Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m
(Opening Night! FREE Phantoms rally towel to first 8,500 fans in attendance presented by The Morning Call.)

Saturday, October 24, 2015, Providence Bruins at Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m.
(Magnet Schedule Giveaway! FREE to first 8,500 fans in attendance presented by Capital BlueCross & Pita King.)

Sunday, October 25, 2015, Toronto Marlies at Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5:05 p.m.
(Youth Jersey Giveaway! FREE to first 2,500 kids 14 and under in attendance. Presented by Capital BlueCross, Dick’s Sporting Goods & Velaspan.)

On the cusp 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).