Photo: Nina Weiss/Flyerdelphia This weekend is a crucial juncture for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in their quest to make the American Hockey League playoffs. Coming into tonight's battle with the Springfield Falcons, the Phantoms' sat ten points behind the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, who hold the last playoff spot in the division. Coincidentally, Bridgeport invades the PPL...
Thanks to a pair of goals in a 47-second span in the second period from Mark Alt and Aaron Palushaj on Saturday, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms were able to dig themselves out of a 3-1 hole against the Portland Pirates. They could not get the job done, however, as Kyle Rau's second goal of the night won it for the Pirates just 1:46 into overtime. Petr Straka opened the scoring just...
View image | gettyimages.com For the second day in a row, the Flyers tapped into the KHL for another free-agent signing. The Flyers announced Thursday that they have signed 25-year-old right winger Aaron Palushaj from the KHL. Palushaj split time in the KHL this past season with Medvescak Zagreb and Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, scoring seven goals and adding 14 assists...
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