Transaction: Phantoms Sign F Danick Martel to ATO

Lehigh Valley Caps Weekend Series vs. Norfolk Tonight at PPL Center

April 11, 2015

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, have signed forward Danick Martel to an AHL Amateur Try-Out for the remainder of the 2014-2015 season. Martel was inked to a three-year entry-level contract by the Flyers on March 10th.

Blainville-Boisbriand Armada v Gatineau OlympiquesA 20-year-old winger from Drummondville, Quebec, Martel spent the last three seasons with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) where he compiled 99 goals, 104 assists and 203 points in 196 career games. He finished the 2014-15 campaign second among all QMJHL skaters in total scoring with 103 points and third in the league with 48 goals.

A 5’8″, 162-pound forward, Martel will be available for tonight’s contest between the Phantoms and Norfolk Admirals at PPL Center and will wear jersey number 18.

Lehigh Valley concludes its weekend series with the Admirals tonight in a 7:05 PM showdown in downtown Allentown. It’s Fan Appreciation Night at PPL Center as hundreds of prizes will be given away in celebration of the best fans in the AHL. The Phantoms will also be wearing their specialty Allentown Police Department jerseys again which will be auctioned off through a live post-game auction immediately following Saturday’s game. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Allentown Police Department.

A limited number of tickets for tonight’s showdown are available now at, by calling 610-347-TIXX (8499) or in-person at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office at PPL Center (701 Hamilton).

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:

Saturday, April 11, 2015 Norfolk Admirals at Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM
(Fan Appreciation Night! Hundreds of prizes given away throughout the game.)
(Post-Game Jersey Auction! Specialty Allentown Police Department jerseys auctioned off following the game. Proceeds will go to the Allentown Police Department.)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Hershey Bears at Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM

Sunday, April 19, 2015 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5:05 PM
(Giant Canned Food Drive! All donations will be collected by the Volunteer Center and distributed to Second Harvest.)

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).