Transactions: Nagle Recalled from Reading, Maier Loaned

Phantoms at Home Wednesday vs. Hershey

December 20, 2022

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled goaltender Pat Nagle from the Reading Royals of the ECHL and have loaned goaltender Nolan Maier to Reading.

Nagle, 35, is 0-1-1, 3.95, .901 with the Phantoms this season and is 7-3-0, 2.47, .901 with Reading. Last year with the Phantoms, he went 10-6-6, 2.74, .904 while also playing in 17 games with Reading where he was 11-3-3, 2.41, .925. He had his 18th career and 20th pro career shutout on Friday with 25 saves in Reading’s 2-0 win over the Trois-Rivières

Nagle received a tremendous honor when he was selected to the USA Olympics Team that competed in Beijing, China in February.

The accomplished goaltender is third all-time in ECHL history with 203 career wins and he has also played in 62 AHL games, primarily with Lehigh Valley and Grand Rapids, going 26-25-9, 2.74, .905.

Maier, 21, is 1-01, 1.49, .912 in two games with the Phantoms this season. He won in his AHL debut on November 26 with 14 saves in a 5-1 victory against Rochester and, more recently, took a 2-1 overtime loss against Providence on Saturday. With the Reading Royals this season, Maier has gone 6-2-1, 2.28, .910. The 6’0″ tall native of Yorkton, SK set an all-time WHL record with 122 career wins with the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL.

The Phantoms return to action Wednesday night against the Hershey Bears at PPL Center

Wednesday, December 21 (7:05) vs. HERSHEY BEARS
Friday, December 23 (7:05) at Springfield Thunderbirds
Wednesday, December 28 (7:05) vs. Bridgeport Islanders
Friday, December 30 (7:05) at Utica Comets
Saturday, December 31 (7:05) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS


Wednesday, December 21 (7:05) vs. Hershey Bears – Pregame Happy Hour, $2 Miller Lites and Yuenglings

Wednesday, December 28 (7:05) vs. Bridgeport Islanders – Pregame Happy Hour, $2 Miller Lites and Yuenglings

Saturday, December 31 (7:05) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – New Year’s Eve Celebration presented by Penn Community Bank. Including festivities and great fun on Hamilton Street right after the game right with the World’s Largest Puck-Drop to ring in 2023!