Transaction: Scott Laughton Returned to Phantoms

Lehigh Valley Faces Rival Penguins Tonight in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

February 14, 2015

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have returned on loan forward Scott Laughton to the Phantoms.

461535858A 20-year-old pivot from Oakville, Ontario, Laughton was recalled by Philadelphia on November 18th and produced two goals, four assists, six points and 17 penalty minutes in 31 games with the Flyers. He netted his first career NHL marker as part of a 5-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on December 13th. Laughton began the 2014-2015 season with Lehigh Valley where he compiled six goals, five assists and 11 points in just 13 games.

A first-round selection (20th overall) by Philadelphia in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Laughton spent each of the last four seasons with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League where he amassed 96 goals, 123 assists and 219 points in 230 games.

The Phantoms return to action tonight as they renew their in-state rivalry with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Be sure to catch all the action on Fox 1470 AM, online at or via the iHeartRadio app beginning at 6:20 PM with the Nazareth Pallet Countdown to Faceoff.

Lehigh Valley then returns to PPL Center on Wednesday, February 18th when the Phantoms welcome the Binghamton Senators back to downtown Allentown. Wednesday’s game is another $2 Beer Night with $2 Coors Light drafts available from the time doors open until the start of the 2nd period. Tickets for Wednesday’s highly-anticipated showdown are available now at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office at PPL Center (701 Hamilton), by calling 610-347-TIXX (8499) or online at

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:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Binghamton Senators vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM
($2 Beer Night! $2 beers from the time doors open until the start of the 2nd period. Available behind Section 108. Please drink responsibly.)

Friday, February 20, 2015 Providence Bruins vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM

Saturday, February 21, 2015 Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7:05 PM
(Legends Night! Frank “The Animal” Bialowas, one of the most feared players in Phantoms history, will be at the game. FREE Collector’s Edition Poster for all fans.)

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).