Lehigh Valley Phantoms
|Lehigh Valley Phantoms|
|2016–17 AHL season|
|League||American Hockey League|
|Home arena||PPL Center|
|Colors||Black, orange, electric blue, white
|Owner(s)||The Brooks Group|
|General manager||Ron Hextall|
|Head coach||Scott Gordon|
|Media||The Morning Call
WFMZ-TV channel 69
|Affiliates||Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Reading Royals (ECHL)
|2014–present||Lehigh Valley Phantoms|
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL), whose inaugural season started in the 2014–15 AHL season when the Adirondack Phantoms moved from Glens Falls, New York to Allentown, Pennsylvania. The team plays in Allentown's new PPL Center. 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 was replaced by electric blue when the team relocated to the Lehigh Valley.
In March 2011, plans were announced for the PPL Center. The arena is 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.
|Calder Cup Champions||Conference Champions||Division Champions||League Leader|
Records as of April 17, 2016.
|2014–15||76||33||35||7||1||74||.487||194||237||4th, East||2015||Out of playoffs|
|2015–16||76||34||35||4||3||75||.493||215||222||7th, Atlantic||2016||Out of playoffs|
|Totals||152||67||70||11||4||149||.490||409||459||0 Playoff Appearances|
- Goals: Jason Akeson, 23 (2014–15)
- Assists: Chris Conner, 39 (2015–16)
- Points: Nick Cousins, 56 (2014–15)
- Penalty Minutes: Jay Rosehill, 219 (2014–15)
- GAA: Anthony Stolarz, 2.60 (2015–16)
- SV%: Rob Zepp, .917 (2014–15)
- Wins: Rob Zepp (2014–15) & Anthony Stolarz (2015–16), 21
- Shutouts: Anthony Stolarz (2014–15) & Martin Ouellette (2015–16), 2
- Goaltending records need a minimum 25 games played by the goaltender
- Career Goals: Nick Cousins, 34
- Career Assists: Nick Cousins, 60
- Career Points: Nick Cousins, 94
- Career Penalty Minutes: Jay Rosehill, 252
- Career Goaltending Wins: Anthony Stolarz, 30
- Career Shutouts: Anthony Stolarz & Martin Ouellette, 2
- Career Games: Taylor Leier, 144
- Kraus, Scott; Assad, Matt (November 14, 2012). "Allentown's hockey team will be Lehigh Valley Phantoms". The Morning Call. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
- Phantoms' Allentown hockey arena details revealed in construction documents - Morning Call
- Hockeydb.com, Lehigh Valley Phantoms season statistics and records.
- "TheAHL.com - Lehigh Valley Phantoms Roster". American Hockey League. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
- "Team - Lehigh Valley Phantoms". Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
- Androckitis, Tony (July 18, 2016). "Preliminary Projected AHL Rosters For 2016-17". Highland Park Hockey. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
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