Lehigh Valley Phantoms
LV Phantoms
City: Allentown, Pennsylvania
League: American Hockey League
Conference: Eastern Conference
Division: Atlantic Division
Founded: 2014
Home Arena: PPL Center
Colors: Black, orange, electric blue, white


Owner(s): The Brooks Group
General Manager: Ron Hextall
Head Coach: Scott Gordon
Captain: Vacant
Media: The Morning Call
WFMZ-TV channel 69
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), 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.[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 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]

Scott Gordon was announced as the franchise's 9th head coach on July 13, 2015.

Philadelphia Phantoms Season-by-season resultsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season GP WLTOLSLPts GF GA Standing
1996–9780491810 31113252301st, Mid-Atlantic
1997–9880472110 21063142491st, Mid-Atlantic
1998–99804722 9 21052722211st, Mid-Atlantic
1999–2000804431 3 2 932812393rd, Mid-Atlantic
2000–01803634 5 5 822462444th, Mid-Atlantic
2001–0280332715 5 862062103rd, South
2002–03803333 6 8 801982124th, South
2003–04804625 7 21012161681st, East
2004–05804825 3 41032351852nd, East
2005–06803437 2 7 771972326th, East
2006–07803141 2 6 702222717th, East
2007–0880462743992362122nd, East
2008–0980433025932342324th, East


SeasonPrelim1st round2nd round3rd roundFinals
1996–97 W, 3–0, BALT L, 3–4, HER
1997–98 W, 3–1, ROCH W, 4–0, HER W, 4–2, ALB W, 4–2, SJNB
1998–99 W, 3–0, CIN W, 4–3, KEN L, 2–4, ROCH
1999–2000 L, 2–3, HER
2000–01 W, 3–1, ROCH L, 2–4, WBS
2001–02 W, 2–0, ROCH L, 0–3, SYR
2002–03 Out of playoffs.
2003–04 W, 4–2, NOR L, 2–4, WBS
2004–05 W, 4–2, NOR W, 4–1, WBS W, 4–2, PROV W, 4–0, CHI
2005–06 Out of playoffs.
2006–07 Out of playoffs.
2007–08 W, 4–3, ALB L, 1–4, WBS
2008–09 L, 0–4, HER

Adirondack Phantoms Season-by-season resultsEdit

Calder Cup Champions Conference Champions Division Champions League Leader

Records as of April 20, 2014.[3]

Lehigh Valley Phantoms Season-by-season resultsEdit

Calder Cup Champions Conference Champions Division Champions League Leader

Records as of April 17, 2016.[4]


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