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F Alex Krushelnyski Recalled by Lehigh Valley

December 12, 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 forward Alex Krushelnyski from the Reading Royals of the ECHL and have returned on loan defenseman Frank Hora to Reading.

A 27-year-old forward from Los Angeles, Krushelnyski is in his fourth professional season and currently leads all Royals in total scoring with 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) . He's appeared in three games with Lehigh Valley this season and 52 career AHL outings during which he's compiled three goals, six assists and nine total points in time with the Norfolk Admirals, Hartford Wolf Pack, Binghamton Senators and Phantoms.

A 21-year-old blueliner from Cheektowaga, New York, Hora is in the midst of his first professional campaign and has tallied three assists in 17 games with Reading. Before starting his pro career, Hora spent the past four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) where he recorded 11 goals, 80 assists and 91 total points across 241 games with the Kitchener Rangers.

The Phantoms are back in action this Tuesday, December 12 when the team heads to Charlotte to kick off a two-game set with the Checkers . Lehigh Valley then returns to PPL Center this Saturday, December 16 when it welcomes the Syracuse Crunch, AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning, to downtown Allentown for the first and only time this season. A limited number of tickets remain for Saturday's game and can be purchased online HERE.

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]!

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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).


Dan Fremuth

Cell: 406-672-0438

Lehigh Valley Phantoms, PPL Center, 701 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101

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