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Lehigh Valley Phantoms

November 10, 2017 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Lehigh Valley Phantoms

News Release

Lehigh Valley, PA - The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, have recalled from loan goaltender Mark Dekanich from the Reading Royals of the ECHL.

Photo courtesy JustSports Photography. A 31-year-old netminder from North Vancouver, British Columbia, Dekanich is in the midst of his 10th professional season and has produced a 3-2 record in five appearances with the Royals this season to go along with a 2.80 goals-against average and .898 save percentage. In 164 career AHL games, he's amassed an 82-55-13 overall mark, a 2.42 goals-against average and 0.914 save percentage in time with the Milwaukee Admirals, Sprinfield Falcons, St. John's IceCaps, Hershey Bears and Phantoms.

In the midst of a season-high six-game road swing, Lehigh Valley is back in action this Saturday, November 11 when the teams heads to the Giant Center in Hershey for a 7:00 p.m. showdown with the Bears.

Reserve your group outings for the 2017-2018 season of Phantoms hockey. For more information on how to reserve your seat at PPL Center to the hottest ticket in town, call the Phantoms front office today at 610-224-GOAL [4625]!

And for the latest Phantoms news, visit www.phantomshockey.com or follow the team on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/lehighvalleyphantoms), Twitter ( @lvphantoms) and Instagram ( @lehighvalleyphantoms).

The Phantoms are coming off an incredibly successful third campaign in the Lehigh Valley playing at the state-of-the-art PPL Center in which the team posted its highest win total (48) and highest standings point total (101) in more than a decade. Established in 1996, the Phantoms spent their first 13 seasons at the Spectrum in Philadelphia before re-locating to Glens Falls, New York in 2009 where the team spent the next five seasons as the Adirondack Phantoms. A new era of Phantoms hockey began in the fall of 2014 when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms began play at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. Through 21 incredibly successful campaigns, the Phantoms have qualified for the Calder Cup Playoffs 11 times and have captured two Calder Cup Championships (1998, 2005), two Conference Championships (1998, 2005), two Regular Season Titles (1996-97, 1997-98) and four Division Championships (1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2003-04).

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