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Dan Cavanaugh signed by Phantoms

October 19, 2005 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Adirondack Phantoms News Release

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL) today announced the signing of center Dan Cavanaugh. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Cavanaugh comes to the Phantoms after four seasons with the Houston Aeros, capturing the Calder Cup with the team in 2003. His regular season professional totals, all with Houston, reflect 286 games, 40 goals, 66 assists and 389 penalty minutes: 286(40/66/106)389. He had served as both a captain and an alternate captain during his time in Houston.

The 25 year-old native of Springfield, Massachusetts attended Boston University for three seasons, with the last coming in 2000-01. Cavanaugh was a teammate of Philadelphia's Freddy Meyer at BU and Phantoms center Marc Cavosie for the last three seasons in Texas. Cavanaugh was originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the second round, 38th overall, in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

The Phantoms will be in Norfolk this weekend for a pair of games with the Admirals. Philadelphia's next home game will take place at the Wachovia Spectrum on Nov. 4. A championship banner celebration will precede the 7:05 pm showdown with the Hershey Bears.

All kids tickets for all Phantoms games are just $8. To purchase, go to and click tickets. To charge by phone, call (215) 336-2000, (856) 338-9000 or (302) 984-2000.

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