Transaction: Defenseman Maxim Lamarche Reassigned to Reading

Phantoms Prepare for Weekend Series in St. John’s

March 29, 2016

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have reassigned defenseman Maxim Lamarche from the Phantoms to the Reading Royals of the ECHL.

JustSports PhotographyA 23-year-old blueliner from Laval, Quebec, Lamarche is in the midst of his third professional season and has tallied one goal, five assists, six points and 21 penalty minutes in 29 games with Lehigh Valley this year. In 21 games with Reading earlier this season, the 6’3″, 218-pound defender notched four goals, six assists, 10 points and 12 penalty minutes.

The Phantoms travel north this weekend for a pair of games at the St. John’s IceCaps this Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2. Puck drop for both nights is set for 6:00 p.m. locally here in Lehigh Valley. Be sure to catch all of this weekend’s action on FOX 1470-AM, online at or via the iHeartRadio app beginning with “Countdown to Faceoff” at 5:20 p.m.

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, April 9, 2016, Bridgeport Sound Tigers vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m.
(Faith Night. GIANT Canned Food Drive.)

Friday, April 15, 2016, WB/Scranton Penguins vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 p.m.

Sunday, April 17, 2016, Syracuse Crunch vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5:05 p.m.

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).