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 move from Glens Falls, New York to Allentown, Pennsylvania. The team plays in Allentown's new PPL Center. The Phantoms, who began play as the [1 ] 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 has be replaced by electric blue. [1 ]
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.
[2 ] Current roster [edit ] Updated December 22, 2014. [3 ] [4 ]
# Nat Player Pos S/ G Age Acquired Birthplace Contract 38 Akeson, Jason Jason Akeson RW R 24 2011 Orleans, Ontario Flyers 2 Alt, Mark Mark Alt D R 23 2013 Kansas City, Missouri Flyers 25 Cousins, Nick Nick Cousins C L 21 2011 Belleville, Ontario Flyers 5 Delisle, Steven Steven Delisle D R 24 2013 Levis, Quebec Phantoms 3 Flemming, Brett Brett Flemming D R 23 2014 Regina, Saskatchewan Phantoms 11 Fyten, Austin Austin Fyten LW L 23 2014 Sundre, Alberta Phantoms 10 Gordon, Andrew ( Andrew Gordon ) A RW R 29 2014 Halifax, Nova Scotia Flyers 14 Gostisbehere, Shayne Shayne Gostisbehere D L 21 2012 Margate, Florida Flyers 17 Goumas, Kevin Kevin Goumas LW L 23 2014 Lake Worth, Florida Phantoms 16 Hextall, Brett Brett Hextall RW R 26 2014 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Phantoms 22 Jones, Blair Blair Jones C R 28 2014 Central Butte, Saskatchewan Flyers 7 Lauridsen, Oliver Oliver Lauridsen D L 25 2009 Gentofte, Denmark Flyers 23 Leier, Taylor Taylor Leier LW L 20 2012 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Flyers 28 Manning, Brandon Brandon Manning D L 24 2010 Prince George, British Columbia Flyers 29 Mathers, Derek Derek Mathers RW R 21 2011 Strathroy, Ontario Flyers 33 Ouellette, Martin Martin Ouellette G L 22 2014 Saint-Jerome, Quebec Phantoms 8 Pettersson, Jesper Jesper Pettersson D R 20 2014 Stockholm, Sweden Flyers 36 Powe, Darroll ( Darroll Powe ) A C L 29 2014 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Phantoms 37 Rosehill, Jay Jay Rosehill LW L 29 2013 Olds, Alberta Flyers 35 Stolarz, Anthony Anthony Stolarz G L 20 2012 Jackson, New Jersey Flyers 45 Stortini, Zack ( Zack Stortini ) A RW R 29 2014 Elliot Lake, Ontario Flyers 24 Straka, Petr Petr Straka RW L 22 2013 Plzen, Czech Republic Flyers References [edit ] External links [edit ]