Location: PPL Center, Allentown, PA.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: First meeting of 2. Future matchup: February 3rd @ Albany
Albany: 20-14-0-1, 41 points, .586, 2nd place in North Division
Lehigh Valley: 21-9-2-0, 44 points, .688, 2nd place in Atlantic Division
Phantoms Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Jordan Weal, 32 points (11 G, 21 A); T.J. Brennan, 29 points (10 G, 19 A); Greg Carey, 24 points (16 G, 8 A)
Alex Lyon, 14-6-2, 2.77 GAA; Anthony Stolarz, 6-3-0, 2.35 GAA
Last Game, Phantoms: Lehigh Valley lost to Hartford 2-1 on the road on Friday.
After a five game winning streak before the holiday break, the Phantoms have dropped three of their last four outings (1-2-1-0); goaltender Anthony Stolarz got his first start since returning from the Flyers on Friday night, where while filling in for the injured Michal Neuvirth he went 2-0 in 4 games; defenseman T.J Brennan and forwards Jordan Weal and Taylor Leier were selected to the AHL All Star roster on Thursday; with two more points last night, Blake Coleman has 6 points (4 G, 2 A) in his last three games and has jumped to seventh in the AHL in rookie scoring with 23 points, and is tied with Blake Pietila for the team lead in goals (13).
Fifty-Five Isn’t Sixty (Highland Park Hockey)
Albany’s Blandisi and Quenneville Named AHL All-Stars (The Hockey Writers)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live or Newsradio 790 WAEB
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