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BANTAM • MIDGET 16 • MITE • GIRLS 14U
We have a very exciting announcement and offer for you!
Due to our partnership with the LV Phantoms, we are able to offer our families tickets to 3 Phantoms Games at a discounted price before individual game tickets are even available to these games. This is a great opportunity to come out and have a great time with your family and hockey friends as well! We wanted to get these dates out to you right away as space is limited.
- Friday, October 24th 7:05 pm versus Hershey Bears!
- Friday, January 16th 7:05 pm versus Albany Devils!
- Friday, Feb 20th 7:05 pm versus Providence Bruins!
Click here for all the details!
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth are extremely proud to announce that Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame forward Brian Propp will serve as official Advisor to the LV Phantoms Youth. In this capacity, Brian will provide information on showcases, contacts with sports agencies, host the annual charity golf event, and attend.
Brian Propp played professional hockey for the Philadelphia Flyers and led an outstanding career in the National Hockey League that spanned three decades, including five All-Star games and five Stanley Cup Finals. In 1999, he was inducted into the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame. Read the full announcement here.
We are thrilled and honored that Brian Propp has agreed to serve as an advisor to our organization!
— Latest News & Announcements —
The 2014-2015 season is quickly approaching. It’s time to support not only our teams, but the organization as well. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth have an opportunity to have its members sell advertisements for our Annual Program Book to help offset some of your expenses.
The program book is one of the organization’s biggest fundraisers. We will be offering a GREAT incentive again this year to make this an amazing program book. For each and every ad you sell, you will receive a refund toward your Phantoms Youth playing fees of fifty percent (50%) of the proceeds. For example, if you sell $500 worth of ads, you will receive a $250 refund toward your child’s playing fees.
Click here to download a sponsor letter/order form for the ads which provides a list of pricing. Give them to your family, friends, employer and businesses you support.
Ads and money are due by December 31, 2014. Send them to the address listed below or drop them in the LV Phantoms Youth office at the rink. Please put: Attention Dana Bender. Click here with any questions you may have. Thank you for your help.
Dana Bender, VP of External Affairs
Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth
4987 Derby Lane
Bethlehem, PA 18020
The Bantam A White team’s custom mouth guard fundraiser has been very successful. The team has received a lot of positive feedback on the fit and comfort of the mouth guards!
If you are still interested in obtaining a custom mouth guard, please contact Dr. Loftus directly at his office. Please call Easton Orthodontic Associates at 610-252-5224 to schedule an appointment for an impression. The office address is 3311 Nazareth Rd, Easton, PA 18045. Make sure to mention that you play for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth team. The cost for a mouth guard is $35, with checks made payable to Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth.
— Other Recent News —
- 4 game guarantee! 13 Minute Periods!
- Individual and Team awards for 1st and 2nd place.
- Tournament T-shirts available by pre-order as well as during tournament.
- Mite divisions play on either cross-ice or half-ice games.
- Hosted at Steel Ice Center over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend.
Phantoms Youth Tier 1 is proud to announce that Riley Cote will serve as “Coach-in-Chief.” Cote will assist and advise in coaching activities and methods for the Tier 1 organization. We are overjoyed to have Cote be a part of the Phantoms Youth organization.
About Riley Cote:
Riley Cote is in his third season as Assistant Coach for the Adirondack Phantoms. Cote, 30, spent six seasons with the Flyers and Phantoms as a player. Known for his toughness and fighting prowess, Cote played in 156 games in the NHL, all with Philadelphia. He amassed 411 penalty minutes as an undersized fighter as he consistently stepped up to some of the top heavyweights in the NHL. He also scored one goal and six assists for the Flyers.
A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Cote signed an AHL contract with the Philadelphia Phantoms prior to the 2004-05 season and helped the team to a Calder Cup championship. He signed an NHL contract with the Flyers for the 2005-06 season but spent most of the next two years with the Phantoms before eventually making his NHL debut against the New York Islanders on March 24, 2007. Cote earned a full-time roster spot with the Flyers out of training camp prior to the 2007-08 season.
In his three seasons as a player with the Phantoms from 2004-2007, Cote finished fourth in franchise history with 664 penalty minutes in 168 games. He scored eight career goals and 12 assists for the Phantoms.
Following the 2009-10 season with Philadelphia, Cote was invited by the Flyers organization to join the Adirondack Phantoms as an assistant coach and he has thrived in his new role helping the up and coming prospects develop into NHL players.
Lehigh Valley Phantoms Partner with
Youth Hockey Organization
Lehigh Valley Flames to Change Name to Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth
AHL Team Plans to Support Regional Youth Hockey with Clinics and
Event Nights for Players and Coaches
Lehigh Valley, PA | March 13, 2014 – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team today entered into a partnership with regional youth hockey organization the Lehigh Valley Flames. The announcement was made by Jim and Rob Brooks, co-owners of the American Hockey League (AHL) team.
“We are proud to kick off our support of youth hockey in the Lehigh Valley,” said Rob Brooks. “There is a lot of energy for youth hockey in the community, and we want to continue to grow that by supporting organizations that promote the positive impact hockey can have on children. We are excited that the Flames organization will now be known as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth. The board, the players and the parents represent exactly what Jim and I feel youth hockey should be about.”
The Flames, which are based at the Steel Ice Rink in Bethlehem and play in the Delaware Valley Hockey League, will officially become the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth and begin to use the official Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth team logo with “Youth” incorporated into it. The AHL team’s players and coaches will hold instructional clinics throughout the year for the organization. Additionally, each youth team will be visited by a Phantoms player and have the opportunity to participate in game-day events at PPL Center where the Lehigh Valley Phantoms will play, beginning in the fall of 2014.
“Our entire organization is thrilled about this partnership,” said Sandy Steidel, President of the Flames. “The Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ arrival in the area is going to raise the level of youth hockey regionally. But, more importantly, the Phantoms organization is about more than just improving youth hockey skills – it is about sportsmanship, integrity and helping kids grow into fine young men and women.”
About LV Flames:
The Lehigh Valley Flames are one of the largest organizations in the Delaware Valley Hockey League, with 16 teams Tier 2 teams playing in the 2013-2014 season, and Tier 1 teams joining the Atlantic Youth Hockey League this season. The Flames mission is to be the premier youth hockey organization in the DVHL and AYHL — building on our long history and tradition of ice hockey in the Lehigh Valley — while providing the youth of the Lehigh Valley the most rewarding ice hockey experience possible.
About The Phantoms:
The Phantoms are the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL Philadelphia Flyers. They were established in 1996, playing their first 13 seasons in the Spectrum in Philadelphia, and currently reside in Glens Falls, NY, until PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., is completed for the 2014-15 season. The Phantoms have won two Calder Cup Championships and have developed many players who have gone on to play in the NHL. Several of the more notable players to play with the Phantoms are: Claude Giroux, Danny Briere, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Sean Couturier, R.J. Umberger, Matt Read, Brayden Schenn, James Van Riemsdyk, Michael Leighton, Zac Rinaldo, Patrick Sharp, Ray Emery, Vinny Prospal, and Ruslan Fedotenko.
The Phantoms have made a 30-year commitment to play at PPL Center in Allentown, beginning in the fall of 2014. Phantoms tickets are now on sale, and fans are encouraged to visit the team website at www.lehighvalleyphantoms.com or call the office at (610) 224-GOAL (4625).
Lehigh Valley Phantoms/Vaughan Communications Group