Lehigh Valley Returns D James de Haas & D Adam Comrie to Reading

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November 13, 2017 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Lehigh Valley Phantoms

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D Mark Alt Returned on Loan to Phantoms

Lehigh Valley, PA - The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have returned on loan defenseman Mark Alt to the Phantoms. In a separate transaction, Lehigh Valley has returned on loan defensemen James de Haas to the Reading Royals and has released Adam Comrie from his PTO (professional try-out). Comrie will report to Reading.

Photo courtesy JustSports Photography. A 26-year-old blueliner from St. Paul, Minnesota, Alt is in the midst of his fifth professional season and was recalled by Philadelphia on October 30 before appearing in four games with the Flyers. The 6'4", 201-pound defender has registered two goals, four assists and six total points in 10 games with the Phantoms this season and currently ranks 11th on the franchise's all-time list with 247 games played. Alt has compiled 14 goals, 60 assists and 74 total points in his AHL career.

A 23-year-old defenseman from Mississauga, Ontario, de Haas is currently in his first professional campaign and appeared in three games with Lehigh Valley after being recalled on November 1. He has tallied three assists in four games with the Royals this season after a four-year career at Clarkson University where he compiled 24 goals, 50 assists and 74 total points across 149 games with the Golden Knights.

A 27-year-old blueliner from Ottawa, Ontario, Comrie is in his eighth professional season and was signed to a PTO on November 4 before appearing in a pair of games with the Phantoms. He has tallied one goal, two assists and three points in three games with the Royals this season and has amassed 48 goals, 52 assists and 100 total points in 132 career ECHL outings.

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]! 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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D Mark Alt Returned on Loan to Phantoms
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