TRANSACTION: Kile Returned by Phantoms to Maine

March 4, 2024

Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have loaned forward Alex Kile back to the Maine Mariners of the ECHL.

Kile, 29, has thrived with the Mariners this season scoring 28-31-49 in just 38 games. When he was recalled to the Phantoms last week, Kile rated second in the ECHL in goals and third in points. He currently places fourth in goals and sixth in points.  Kile is also the leading scorer in Maine Mariners franchise history since beginning with the team as the first player signed by then-GM Daniel Briere in 2018 having played 174 games for Maine scoring 81-85-185 over parts of five seasons.

The University of Michigan product has played in six games with the Phantoms this season and has played in 52 career games with the Phantoms over the last three seasons scoring six goals with five assists for 11 points. He was the #1 Star of the Game for the Phantoms on February 18, 2023 when he scored a pair of go-ahead goals in the third period as part of a 4-3 comeback win against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Kile has played in 103 career games in the AHL mostly with Rochester and Lehigh Valley where he has scored 14-8-22. The 6-0 tall, left-handed shooting left wing has also seen action in 289 games in the ECHL with Maine, Florida and Cincinnati scoring 121-143-264 for combined totals at the professional level of 392 games with 135 goals, 151 assists and 288 points.

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are back in action this Friday night hosting the rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at PPL Center.

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Friday, March 8 (7:05) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – Berks Dollar Dog Night.
Saturday, March 9 (6:05) at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Sunday, March 10 (3:00) at Bridgeport Islanders

Wednesday, March 13 (7:05) at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Friday, March 15 (7:05) at Providence Bruins
Saturday, March 16 (7:05) at Providence Bruins