Lehigh Valley Phantoms

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Lehigh Valley Phantoms
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City Allentown, Pennsylvania
League American Hockey League
Conference Eastern Conference
Division East Division
Founded 2014
Home arena PPL Center

Black, orange, electric blue, white

Owner(s) The Brooks Group
General manager Ron Hextall
Head coach Terry Murray
Captain Vacant
Affiliates Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Reading Royals (ECHL)
Franchise history
1996–2009 Philadelphia Phantoms
2009–2014 Adirondack Phantoms
2014–present Lehigh Valley Phantoms

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL), who will begin play in the 2014–15 AHL season when the Adirondack Phantoms move from Glens Falls, New York to Allentown, Pennsylvania. The team will play in Allentown's new PPL Center.[1] The Phantoms, who began play as the Philadelphia Phantoms, have been the top minor league affiliate for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers since the 1996–97 season. The purple used since the team's inception will be replaced by electric blue.[1]

In March 2011, plans were announced for the PPL Center. The arena is planned to be located in downtown Allentown taking up the entire block between 7th and 8th St. and Hamilton Blvd. and Linden St. Demolition at the arena site began in January 2012.[2]


Current roster[edit]

Updated July 3, 2014.[3]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace Contract
19 Canada Alderson, BrandonBrandon Alderson RW R 22 2013 Oakville, Ontario Flyers
2 United States Alt, MarkMark Alt D R 22 2013 Kansas City, Missouri Flyers
9 United States Bordson, RobRob Bordson LW L 26 2012 Duluth, Minnesota Phantoms
3 Canada Bourdon, Marc-AndreMarc-Andre Bourdon (UFA) D L 24 2008 Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
18 Canada Brown, TylerTyler Brown (UFA) LW L 24 2011 Wasaga Beach, Ontario
1 Canada Chubak, CarsenCarsen Chubak G L 25 2013 Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Phantoms
25 Canada Cousins, NickNick Cousins C L 20 2011 Belleville, Ontario Flyers
5 Canada Delisle, StevenSteven Delisle D R 23 2013 Lévis, Quebec Phantoms
20 United States Eddy, CullenCullen Eddy (UFA) D R 25 2010 Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania
13 United States FitzGerald, ZackZack FitzGerald LW L 29 2012 Two Harbors, Minnesota Phantoms
27 United States Flanagan, KyleKyle Flanagan (UFA) C L 25 2013 Canton, New York
Canada Gordon, AndrewAndrew Gordon RW R 28 2014 Halifax, Nova Scotia Flyers
14 United States Gostisbehere, ShayneShayne Gostisbehere D L 21 2012 Margate, Florida Flyers
17 United States Goumas, KevinKevin Goumas LW L 22 2014 Lake Worth, Florida Phantoms
4 Sweden Hagg, RobertRobert Hagg D L 19 2013 Uppsala, Sweden Flyers
United States Hatch, MattMatt Hatch LW L 24 2014 Massena, New York Phantoms
10 Canada Johnston, AndrewAndrew Johnston LW R 23 2012 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Flyers
Canada Jones, BlairBlair Jones C R 27 2014 Central Butte, Saskatchewan Flyers
6 United States Konan, MattMatt Konan D L 22 2012 Tustin, California Flyers
44 Canada Lamarche, MaximMaxim Lamarche D R 22 2013 Laval, Quebec Flyers
7 Denmark Lauridsen, OliverOliver Lauridsen D L 25 2011 Gentofte, Denmark Flyers
28 Canada Manning, BrandonBrandon Manning (A) (RFA) D L 24 2011 Prince George, British Columbia Flyers
29 Canada Mathers, DerekDerek Mathers RW R 20 2011 Strathroy, Ontario Flyers
15 Germany Noebels, MarcelMarcel Noebels F L 22 2012 Toenisvorst, Germany Flyers
Canada Stortini, ZackZack Stortini RW R 28 2014 Elliot Lake, Ontario Flyers
24 Czech Republic Straka, PetrPetr Straka RW L 22 2013 Plzeň, Czech Republic Flyers
26 United States VandeVelde, ChrisChris VandeVelde C L 27 2013 Moorhead, Minnesota Flyers
11 United States Whitmore, DerekDerek Whitmore (UFA) LW L 29 2014 Rochester, New York
Germany Zepp, RobRob Zepp G L 32 2014 Newmarket, Ontario Flyers


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