WINTER LEAGUE FEES
PHANTOM ONLINE STORE COMING SOON
The Phantoms and Trophy House of Muskegon have again partnered up to bring fans, players and family members a chance to order Phantom merchandise to wear around the rink. This limited-time online store, is epxected to run from Monday, October 10th through October 28th. The process is simple, once Trophy House launches the store, those wishing to order will visit the online store, select your size, color and submit payment directly to the Trophy House. In roughly 2-3 weeks after the online store closes, the merchandise will be available for pick-up from the Trophy House store located on Henry Street in Muskegon or they can ship to you. You can also arrange for Woot to pick-up the items for you and he will bring them to the hockey rink! It was roughly three years ago the last time we offered this storefront and this time, we added more items!
PHANTOMS COMPLETE FALL/WINTER ROSTER
The West Michigan Phantoms have completed the team's roster for the upcoming fall/winter season at Walker Ice & Fitness, which will officially mark 20 years of Phantom Hockey on September 13, 2022. The Phantoms will enter the team's 54th season overall since beginning play back in 2002 and will return to Sunday nights at Walker Ice & Fitness. The Phantoms will increase the team's roster size from 14 to 15 full time skaters for the upcoming season to assist the team in the large amount of cancelations during the past summer season. The team does have a plan in place during each weekly game to ensure that we do not skate above 13 skaters in any game and will offer cash refunds for volunteers to those who wish to take the night off if we are above the 13 man limit. The Phantoms have inked contracts with the following players for the upcoming fall/winter season: Trent Kik, Brad Zehr, Chris Laux, Shawn DeBoer, Nate Skoboda, Adam Porczynski, Kyle Clark, Dan Datema, Andrew Page, Matt Zehr, Andrew Erickson, Hunter Tuggle, Hunter DeGarmo, Brenden Bender, Ryker Barber and G-Kevin Wootton.
LEAGUE FEES AND START DATE FOR FALL/WINTER
League fees for the fall/winter season will be $230 per player which can be turned into the Walker & Fitness desk. All Phantom players will be required to pay at least half ($115) of their league fees no later than December 3, 2022, which the balance due by February 18, 2022. As of this notification (8-14-22), players have plenty of time to start saving and planning to meet the deadlines. Additionally, the Phantoms will kick-up the fall/winter season on Sunday, September 18th. Note, the team will have an off week on November 13th as many players will be in Chicago for the weekend.
PHANTOMS TO SKATE AT ALL STATE ARENA/CHICAGO WOLVES
BZehr: 9 goals from 150 goals
Porczynski: 1 goal from 50 goals
Erickson: 3 goals from 150 goals
MZehr: 5 Assists from 100 assists
Clark: 5 Assists from 100 assists
Kik: 8 Assists from 200 assists
Datema: 10 points from 100 points
Laux: 13 points from 400 points
Porczynski: 14 points from 100 points
Clark: Recorded his 200th Phantom point on October 2 vs. Team English
OCT. 21, '22 (Fri): Blackhawk Home Opener vs. Red Wings
NOV. 12, '22 (Sat): Black vs. Gray Game at Chicago Wolves-All State Arena (2:30-4:00pm Central)
JAN. 28, '23 (Sat): Black vs. Gray Game at Munn Arena (3:15-4:45pm Eastern)
MAR. 19, '23 (Sun): Griffins Dog Game
A rich tradition of Phantom Hockey is the team's unique experiences of skating on foreign ice. On Saturday, November 12th the Phantoms will travel west to Chicago to play a Black vs. Gray game at All State Arena in Rosemont, IL. Cost is $80 to skate and attend the Chicago Wolves game against the Iowa Wild that evening with additional tickets to the Wolves costing $20. Game time is scheduled from 2:30-4:00pm CENTRAL TIME! Sign ups are NOW OPEN for this event. West Michigan players from our network will have the first opportunity to sign up and then in late August, the event will open up to our friend Jay Allendorf's group in Chicago to fill the remaining slots. We are limited to 26 skaters and 2 goaltenders. If you are a referee looking to join this event, you can sign up on the following links as well.
SECOND BvsG GAME ANNOUNCED: MUNN ARENA; SAT., JAN. 28
The West Michigan Phantoms have announced that Munn Arena, on the campus of Michigan State University, will host our second Black vs. Gray game of the 2022-2023 season on Saturday, January 28th. The newly renovated arena is ready for the Phantoms and we expect a great game on the banks of the Red Cedar River. Price to skate in this game will be $40 and will be limited to 24 skaters (12 skaters vs. 12 skaters) and 2 goaltenders. Game time for this event will be 3:15-3:45pm (1.5 hours of ice time). Those signed up and playing in the Chicago Wolves Black vs. Gray game on November 12th will have priority until November 13th to sign up (still spots available for that game). Everyone (including the Wolves game players) are NOW able to get their name on the list, non-Chicago Wolves players will be entered into Wait List in order of sign-up .