The 2016-17 season came to a close on Sunday evening for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, as they fell in Game 5 to the Hershey Bears, 3-2, to be eliminated from the Calder Cup Playoffs.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms stayed alive again on Saturday night, beating the Hershey Bears in Game 4 of their first-round Calder Cup Playoff matchup, 4-1. The win, backstopped by a strong 27-save performance by Martin Ouellette, forces a winner-take-all Game 5 at PPL Center on Sunday at 5 p.m.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms finally got some puck luck to go their way, winning Game 3 of their first round playoff series against the Hershey Bears, 2-1, in overtime.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fell in heartbreaking fashion in Game 2 of their first round series with the Hershey Bears by a final of 5-4 on Saturday night at PPL Center.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fell in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Semi-final by a score of 1-0 to the Hershey Bears on Friday night in overtime.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms spoiled the party on Saturday night, beating the Binghamton Senators by a final of 4-1 in the final game in B-Sens history.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms were up to their old tricks again on Friday night, coming from behind a three-goal deficit to beat the Providence Bruins, 5-4, in overtime to clinch the second seed in the Atlantic Division and home ice for the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms needed only one point to clinch their first playoff berth since 2009 on Wednesday night, but took two points in a 2-1 shootout win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms finally got their magic number to one point from clinching a playoff spot with a 4-2 win over the Springfield Thunderbirds on Saturday night.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms were unable to clinch a playoff spot on Friday night, mainly because they couldn’t take care of their end of business. The Phantoms were shut out by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-0.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms dropped Wednesday night’s rivalry game to the Hershey Bears, 3-2, in overtime.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms now have a magic number of six to clinch a playoff spot. However, they played some of their worst hockey of the season in one of their biggest weekends of the season.
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The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fell to the Syracuse Crunch, 5-4, in overtime on Wednesday night, but ultimately gained a huge point in the standings on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to inch closer to first place in the Atlantic.
Rivalies run deep, as usually goes with divisional foes in all sports. The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers rivalry is as old as time, but their AHL teams proved it’s still alive and well on Saturday night, as the Phantoms beat the Wolf Pack, 6-4, in a testy, back-and-forth affair.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms lost a third straight game for the first time this season on Friday night, falling 3-2 to the Hartford Wolf Pack.
It was the 100th regular season game at PPL Center on Saturday night, and it was a memorable game. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms were down late and managed to come back to tie, before ultimately surrendering the winning goal to Charles Hudon and the St. John’s IceCaps in a 4-3 loss.
Defenseman Mark Alt got his first goal of the season with 3:53 left to play in the third period of Friday night’s contest between the St. John’s IceCaps and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The goal turned out to be the game-winner, with Cole Bardreau adding an empty-netter to lead their team to a 4-2 victory.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms played their first home game since the All-Star break on Wednesday night, defeating the Binghamton Senators by a final of 5-0. Five different Phantoms scored goals and helped the team bounce back from their 7-1 loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins last Saturday.
The hometown Atlantic Division dominated the Round-Robin, but couldn’t unseat the defending champions of the AHL All-Star Classic in the Final. A 1-0 shootout win for the Central clinched them a second-straight win at the All-Star Classic in front of another sell-out crowd at PPL Center.
On Monday night, PPL Center is expected to be sold out yet again this season. Only this time around, it will be the entire AHL and its brightest stars on display in the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms used a hat trick from Danick Martel and a strong 41-save performance from Anthony Stolarz to beat the Binghamton Senators by a final of 7-2 on Wednesday night.
Just 24 hours earlier, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms played one of their best games of the season, beating the top team in the league, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. On Saturday night, the Phantoms played arguably their worst game of the year, getting blown out by the Providence Bruins, 9-1.
T.J. Brennan, Jordan Weal and Taylor Leier received their All-Star jerseys for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic before Friday night’s pivotal matchup with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The three then showed why they earned those jerseys, helping lead the Phantoms to a 4-3 victory.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms used another late comeback to beat the Springfield Thunderbirds, 4-3, on Monday afternoon. Greg Carey led the way with two goals and Scott Laughton and Andy Miele added the others. The Phantoms were outplayed much of the afternoon, but ultimately came out with the win.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms got 12 power plays on of a night where both teams combined for 64 penalty minutes. The Phantoms scored on four of those power plays, capitalizing on Hershey’s undisciplined play for a 6-2 victory at home on Friday night over the Bears.
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