Transaction: Manning Returned to Phantoms

Phantoms in Worcester Tonight, Back at PPL Center on November 15!

November 5, 2014

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have announced that defenseman Brandon Manning has been returned on loan from Philadelphia to Lehigh Valley. Manning, 24, was recalled by the Flyers on October 29 and appeared in two games for Philadelphia where he compiled one assist in 23 and a half minutes of ice time.

The Phantoms return to action tonight when the team kicks off a four-game road trip with a 7:05 PM clash at the Worcester Sharks. From there, Lehigh Valley visits Manchester on Friday, November 7, Portland on Saturday, November 8 and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on
Friday, November 14 before returning to PPL Center on Saturday, November 15 for the team’s only showdown at home during the 2014-2015 regular season with the Toronto Marlies. Tickets for the November 15th contest are available now at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office at PPL Center (701 Hamilton) by calling 610-347-TIXX (8499) or online at

A native of Prince George, British Columbia, Manning has now appeared in 12 career NHL contests during which he’s recorded three assists, 12 shots on goal and a plus-five rating. The 6’1″, 205-pound defender now returns to Lehigh Valley where he’s already compiled one goal, four assists, five points and 15 penalty minutes in just six games. All told, Manning has amassed 21 goals, 55 assists and 76 points in 190 games over parts of four seasons with the Phantoms.

Check it out! Don’t miss the action and fun of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey at PPL Center in downtown Allentown! Contact the Phantoms Front Office for information on season tickets and affordable partial-season plans by calling 610-224-GOAL (4625).

Upcoming Home Games:

Saturday, November 15, 2014, Toronto Marlies vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Hershey Bears vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM

Friday, November 21, 2014, Worcester Sharks vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM