TRANSACTIONS: Phantoms Add Gaucher. Millman to Reading

Phantoms vs. Penguins at PPL Center Tonight

February 18, 2023

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled forward Jacob Gaucher from the Reading Royals of the ECHL. Additionally, the Philadelphia Flyers have reassigned defenseman Mason Millman from Lehigh Valley to Reading.

Gaucher, 21, has scored 14-17-31 with Reading in 45 games. The 6-4 forward from Longueuil, Quebec signed an AHL contract with the Phantoms for the 2022-23 season. He centered the third line for the Philadelphia Flyers in both games of the Rookie Series at PPL Center against the New York Rangers on September 16 and 17, 2022. Last year with the Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the QMJHL he scored a career-high 35 goals with 33 assists for 68 points.

Millman, 21, played in one game with the Phantoms on Tuesday. He has played in 41 games with the Royals this season scoring 7-17-24. Last year, he played in 12 games with the Phantoms scoring 0-1-1 while also playing in 36 games with Reading where he scored 8-7-15. The Flyers’ fourth-round selection in 2019 from London, Ontario has played in 26 career games with the Phantoms from 2020-23 scoring 0-4-4.

The Phantoms return to action tonight and tomorrow on a Whiteout Weekend at PPL Center. Lehigh Valley hosts Wilkes-Barre/Scranton tonight and then tangles with the Hartford Wolf Pack Sunday at 5:05 p.m.


Phantoms Tickets are available HERE

Saturday, February 18 (7:05) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS
Sunday, February 19 (5:05) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK
Wednesday, February 22 (7:05) at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Saturday, February 25 (7:00) at Hershey Bears
Sunday, February 26 (5:00) at Bridgeport Islanders)

Saturday, February 18 (7:05) vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – United Way Housing Heroes presented by PPL with sock donation drive

Sunday, February 19 (5:05) vs. Hartford Wolf Pack – meLVin’s Birthday with his Mascot Friends! Postgame Skate with the Phantoms Players

Saturday, March 4 (7:05) vs. Toronto Marlies – Slap Shot Night with Dave Hanson!

Sunday, March 5 (7:05) vs. Providence Bruins – Team Poster Giveaway and Postgame Autographs

Saturday, March 11 (7:05) vs. Belleville Senators – Hockey Fiesta Weekend

Sunday, March 12 (4:05) vs. Utica Comets – meLVin Youth Jersey Day (first 2,000 kids age 4 and younger) and Hockey Fiesta Weekend