Transaction: Maxim Lamarche Reassigned to Phantoms

Lehigh Valley Kicks Off Five-Game Road Trip This Wednesday

March 10, 2015

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

JustSports PhotographyA 22-year-old blueliner from Laval, Quebec, Lamarche is in the midst of his second professional season and has compiled seven goals, 18 assists, 25 points and a plus-24 rating in 51 games with the Royals this season. He also spent three games with Lehigh Valley from October 29 to November 6 earlier this year during which he registered an assist and two penalty minutes.

A 6’3″, 218-pound defender, Lamarche spent 12 games last season with the Adirondack Phantoms where he notched an assist and seven penalty minutes. He also appeared in 50 games with the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL a year ago during which he amassed three goals, five assists, eight points and 38 penalty minutes.

The Phantoms kick off a five-game road trip this Wednesday, March 11th when Lehigh Valley heads to Toronto to battle the Marlies. From there, the Phantoms grapple with the Providence Bruins on Friday, March 13th, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday, March 14th and the Hartford Wolf Pack on Friday, March 20th before wrapping up the five-game road swing on Saturday, March 21st at the Worcester Sharks. Be sure to catch each of Lehigh Valley’s next five games on Fox 1470 AM, online at or via the iHeartRadio app. Coverage begins 45 minutes before puck drop with the Nazareth Pallet Countdown to Faceoff.

Check it out! Reserve your season tickets 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:

Sunday, March 22, 2015 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5:05 PM
(Youth Street Hockey Stick Giveaway (first 3,000 kids ages 14 and under)! Charities Night!)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Syracuse Crunch vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM
($2 Beer Night! $2 Coors Light drafts available from the time doors open until the start of the 2nd period.)

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM
(Faith Night! Post-Game Concert!)

In their 19th season of operation, the Phantoms are currently in the midst of 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 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 18 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).