The Adirondack Phantoms have announced that they’ll unveil a special logo in commemoration of the 25th season of AHL hockey in the region.
The unveiling of the special logo, which hasn’t surfaced online as of this writing, will be accompanied by a discussion with members of the Phantoms inside the Glens Falls Civic Center on Monday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m.
After the Adirondack Red Wings left the Civic Center in 1999, the building was without an AHL tenant for a decade. However, it was announced in February, 2009, that Philadelphia Flyers had reached an agreement to move their AHL operation from Philadelphia — which was the home of the Phantoms for 13 seasons — to Adirondack.
In the combined 25 seasons of AHL hockey played at the Civic Center, the faithful saw four Calder Cups awarded to their home team (’80-’81, ’85-’86, ’88-’89, ’91-’92), but haven’t watched playoff hockey since the Phantoms moved to town.
The celebrations will be short lived, however, as the Phantoms will be heading to Allentown, Pennsylvania to become the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in 2014-15.