Who will be starting in goal for the Phantoms?

After what seems like an eternity of uncertainty between the Flyers’ goal posts, things are now finally starting to look up. The Flyers’ minor league affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are blessed with the task of figuring out who their starting goaltender will be for the upcoming season. They have many options to choose from, […]

Flyers re-sign Alex Lyon to a two-year deal

The Flyers and goaltender Alex Lyon agreed to a two-year contract on Friday morning. The 25-year-old Lyon avoids arbitration and will return to the Flyers in 2018. Lyon made his NHL debut last season and appeared in 11 games and posted a .905 save percentage with the club when Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth were out with […]

Three Phantoms players to watch in the first round

Lehigh Valley has many talented players on their roster heading into the Calder Cup Playoffs this season, where they will face off against the Providence Bruins in the first round for a best-of-5 series. Phil Varone MVP of the AHL is nothing to scoff at; Varone was voted winner of the Les Cunningham Award last […]

A look at the Flyers’ goaltending situation for 2018-19

The Flyers have been looking for that evasive franchise goaltender ever since Ron Hextall last graced the net over twenty years ago. Now it’s Hextall who is in charge of finding a long-term answer in between the pipes. Since Hextall took over the role of general manager in 2014, he has been forced to ride […]

Five best plays from the Flyers | week of 3/4

Even though the Flyers had it rough these last few weeks, which includes a five-game losing streak, they did have some memorable moments against the Panthers, Penguins, and Bruins. Konecny lifts the puck over Jarry’s pad and into the net A great play by Konecny to take advantage of the loose puck sitting in front […]

Phantoms look to build on last year’s success

For years, the number “seven” sat in the minds of every Phantoms player. That number represented the amount of years the club had been kept from the playoffs, and it was the number they were hoping to set back to “zero”. Last year, that happened.