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Reading Native Steven Swavely Signed to AHL Contract for 2016-17 Season

May 31, 2016 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Lehigh Valley Phantoms News Release

Lehigh Valley, PA - The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that forward Steven Swavely has been signed to an AHL contract for the 2016-2017 season.

A native of Reading, Pa., Swavely appeared in 15 games with the Phantoms last season following the conclusion of a four-year college career at the University of Maine. During his time with Lehigh Valley, the 6'1", 190-pound forward tallied three goals and four penalty minutes and notched his first professional marker on April 1 as part of a 4-1 victory over the St. John's IceCaps.

In four seasons with the Black Bears from 2012 to 2016, Swavely amassed 33 goals, 48 assists, 81 points and 50 penalty minutes across 146 games and served as Maine's captain during his senior season (2015-16).

RISE UP! Another thrilling season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey at PPL Center is right around the corner. Reserve your season tickets for the 2016-2017 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 thrilled to host the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic at PPL Center January 28-30. The AHL All-Star Classic weekend includes a Phan Fest during the day on Saturday, January 28 and a Tailgate Party that evening, followed by the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, January 29 and the 2017 AHL All-Star Game on Monday, January 30. Starting at just $67, tickets for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic weekend are on sale now and include admission to Saturday's Phan Fest & Tailgate Party, Sunday's AHL All-Star Skills Competition and Monday's All-Star Game. To purchase tickets, please visit www.phantomshockey.com or www.pplcenter.com.

The Phantoms are coming off their 20th Anniversary Season and second campaign in the Lehigh Valley playing at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. 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 19 incredibly successful campaigns, the Phantoms 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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