Toronto’s stifling defense completely shut down the Phantoms, as the Marlies piled on with two goals in the second and two goals in the third to take Game 3 by a score of 5-0 at PPL Center, taking a 3-0 series lead.
Scott Gordon is currently in his third season with the Phantoms and will be behind the bench for much longer. Gordon signed a contract extension to remain the Phantoms head coach.
After a successful season that saw a return to the playoffs, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms should have some fresh faces for the 2017-18 season.
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 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.
Against all odds, the Phantoms stared a 4-0 deficit in the face and rallied back, scoring four unanswered goals in the final 21 minutes of regulation before sealing a 5-4 win in overtime over the St. John’s IceCaps on Tuesday night.
They started off strong, but in the end, had to hold off another furious rally. The Phantoms returned the favor on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night in the second half of a home-and-home, defeating the Penguins, 3-2, at Mohegan Sun Arena.
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.
The Phantoms playoff push is alive and well with a successful weekend, winning two of three games. They could also receive some help down the stretch from two budding Flyers prospects.
The Providence Bruins broke the game open in the second with three goals and added three more in the third for a 7-3 win over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
Colin McDonald’s goal with 1:56 remaining broke a tie and gave the Phantoms the win on Saturday afternoon in Hartford with a 3-1 victory over the Wolf Pack.
Chris Conner scored with 0.5 seconds left in the second period, giving the Phantoms a 3-2 lead going to the third. Two early goals paced the Phantoms in the final period, before the Springfield Thunderbirds rallied back for two goals and forced the Phantoms to hold on for a 5-4 win on Friday night.
With the Flyers taking things outside on Saturday night, another announcement involving the Flyers AHL affiliate came on Saturday evening as well. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will face the Hershey Bears in the 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic on Jan. 20, 2018 to be held at Hersheypark Stadium.
The Phantoms managed to rally back twice to force overtime, but the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins got the better of Lehigh Valley in the end with a 4-3 overtime win on Saturday night at PPL Center.
The Phantoms continued to show why they have been one of the best teams in the AHL this season, scoring four goals in the third period to secure a 7-4 win over the Comets on Sunday afternoon.
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.