The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (14-19-1-4) defused the Laval Rocket (20-15-3–1) in a Saturday tilt in the Lehigh Valley.
Alex Lyon was the star of this one with a spectacular 37 save performance.
The affair was scoreless until 16:21 of the middle stanza when Kyle Crisculo converted a James DeHass and Connor Bunnamon passing play to light the lamp behind Laval’s goalkeeper, Keith Kinkaid.
Lehigh Valley expanded their cushion at 3:59 of the third off a Tyler Witherspoon tally and it was a question of whether Lyon and the defense could hold the Rocket scoreless.
Charles Hudon was responsible for 7 of the 37 Laval chances.
Kinkaid, in the nets, turned away 19 of the 21 Lehigh Valley shots.
The Phantoms get to sleep in their own beds and take on Cleveland on Sunday afternoon.
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By: Kevin Neibauer
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.