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.
7,467 fans came to the PPL Center for Star Wars Night on Sunday, and were treated to an out of this world performance from their rookie goalie Alex Lyon as the Phantoms beat the Utica Comets, 4-1.
In front of another sellout crowd at PPL Center, the Phantoms penalty kill was a perfect 7-for-7, and even contributed a goal, to go along with a power-play marker that were the difference in the game. Alex Lyon also picked up his second shutout of the season to beat the Albany Devils, 2-0.
Taylor Leier, Jordan Weal and T.J. Brennan will be representing the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 30, held at PPL Center.
The Rochester Americans outshot the Phantoms, 40-18, in the game, but needed overtime to claim the 4-3 win from Lehigh Valley.
Vitek Vanecek, the AHL Player of the Week, continued his strong play this season by helping the Hershey Bears prevail over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms by a final of 5-2 at PPL Center on Monday night.
Phantoms public address announcer Joe Wowk, who’s as kind-hearted and friendly as his voice is booming throughout the building, along with the in-game entertainment side of every Phantoms game, has earned the Flyers AHL affiliate two straight AHL Business Awards for fan experience at home games in the Eastern Conference.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms ended their stretch of games before the holiday break with a huge blowout win of the Providence Bruins, 7-1, at PPL Center on Friday night.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms wore festive holiday sweaters on Friday night, and got all of downtown Allentown into the holiday spirit with a 3-2 shootout win against the Hershey Bears.
It’s usually been slow starts at home for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms this season. Wednesday night, they flipped the script by rushing out to a 5-1 lead. They then allowed Bridgeport to climb back in and tie the game at five, before ultimately winning by a final of 8-6.
While the Phantoms beat the Rochester Americans, 4-2, in the 60-minute game, it took less than a minute to get the festivities of the night started.
PPL Center was host to another Phantoms comeback win on Friday night, a 4-3 victory over Rochester. After going down 2-0, the Phantoms used a late first period marker and a three-goal second period to escape with the win.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Hershey Bears concluded their back-to-back games on Saturday in Hershey. While the Phantoms were not able to end Hershey’s seven-game point streak, they did avenge their loss on home ice Friday night with a 3-2 overtime win in Hershey.
Despite getting outplayed much of the game, the Phantoms were able to mount a late comeback to get within a goal but that was as close as they would get as the Bears held on for a 4-3 victory.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have been rolling through the month of November and the put the icing on the cake with yet another victory. Three goals in the third period paced the Phantoms to a 4-1 win over the Toronto Marlies on Tuesday night at Ricoh Coliseum.
It was a battle of first place and last place on Saturday in Allentown, as the Phantoms hosted the Hartford Wolf Pack. Hartford was looking for just their sixth with of the season, and thanks to strong play from Magnus Hellberg and their defense, they got it by beating the Phantoms, 3-1.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms came out on top 1-0 on Wednesday with Alex Lyon picking up his first professional shutout. Friday night the game would end with a 4-3 Phantoms win. Jordan Weal led the way with two goals for the Orange and Black.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms win streak was finally broken on Saturday night with a 5-2 loss at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
The comeback kids were at it again on Friday night as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms came back from down two goals twice to beat the Providence Bruins, 4-3, in overtime in Providence.
Another sellout crowd at PPL Center saw their beloved Phantoms extend their win streak to seven games on Wednesday night with a 4-1 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
The Phantoms completed a three-in-three sweep and claimed their sixth straight win with a 3-1 victory over the Hershey Bears at Giant Center in Hershey.
Another PPL Center standing room only, sellout crowd of 8,709 had plenty to celebrate Saturday night as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms blasted the North Division’s top team, the Toronto Marlies, 7-2.
PPL Center was rocking for multiple reasons on Saturday night. One being that it was 80s Night at the Lehigh Valley Phantoms home arena. The other was after a two-goal deficit was erased in the 3rd period as the Phantoms come out on top over the Springfield Thunderbirds, 6-4.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms ended their five-game road trip on a high note Friday with a 4-2 win over the Providence Bruins. The power play remained red hot for Lehigh Valley and Anthony Stolarz continued his strong play in goal.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms rolled into Bridgeport on Saturday night looking to build off Friday’s 5-1 win in Hartford. Defensive miscues and an opportunistic Sound Tigers power play cost them in a 5-4 loss at Webster Bank Arena.
Friday night, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms started their first three-game weekend of the 2016-17 season, all of which are on the road, with an impressive 5-1 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack.