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Phantoms to Rely on Heart of Lyon Entering Playoffs

Phantoms to Rely on Heart of Lyon Entering Playoffs

The following article appeared on www.sandiegouniontribune.com on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, featuring Yale alum and current Lehigh Valley Phantom goalie, Alex Lyon.

By Stephen Gross

Lehigh Valley Phantoms coach Scott Gordon put it simply.

"No team wins a championship without good goaltending," Gordon said, as he compared the situation to having good pitching in baseball and a good quarterback in football.

A goalie himself in his playing days, Gordon certainly knows what he's talking about. And with Anthony Stolarz out for the entirety of the AHL Calder Cup playoffs with an injury, rookie Alex Lyon will be the one between the pipes for the Phantoms.

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