Transactions: D Comrie & F Johnston Sent to Reading

Lehigh Valley Caps Four-Game Home Stand Tuesday vs. Hershey

April 13, 2015

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, have returned on loan defenseman Adam Comrie to the Reading Royals of the ECHL. Meanwhile, the Flyers have reassigned forward Andrew Johnston from Lehigh Valley to Reading. Both players will be available for the Royals in the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

JustSports PhotographyA 24-year-old blueliner from Ottawa, Ontario, Comrie was recalled by the Phantoms on December 27th and registered five goals, 13 assists, 18 points and 50 penalty minutes in 40 games with Lehigh Valley. The 6’4″, 219-pound defender returns to Reading for the Royals playoff run after posting seven goals, seven assists, 14 points and 28 penalty minutes in 21 games with Reading earlier this season.

A 23-year-old forward from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Johnston was reassigned to the Phantoms on March 31st and tallied one assist in six games. All told, the 6’1″, 178-pound center has recorded one assist and two penalty minutes in 14 total games with Lehigh Valley this year. In 42 games with the Royals this season, Johnston has amassed six goals, 14 assists, 20 points and 42 penalty minutes.

The Phantoms conclude their four-game home stand tomorrow, April 14th when they welcome the rival Hershey Bears to town for the final time this season. A limited number of tickets for tomorrow’s rivalry 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:

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).