Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have signed goaltender Parker Gahagen to one-year AHL contracts for the 2023-24 season.
Gahagen, 30, backstopped the Jacksonville Icemen of the ECHL last year with a record of 18-8-3 to go along with a 2.66 GAA and .912 save percentage. The former Army goaltender has played in 12 career games in the AHL going 5-4-0, 3.34, .885 during quick stops with Colorado, Milwaukee, Toronto and San Jose. Last year, he was also on Hartford’s roster for a stretch but did not appear in any games.
Gahagen has 100 career games in five seasons in the ECHL going 58-26-5, 2.30, .920. He is a Kelly Cup winner with the Florida Everblades in the 2021-22 season when he went 20-10-3, 2.32, .916.
In his four seasons at West Point, he was twice named AHL Second Team All-Conference. He sported a career mark of 41-49-16, 2.40, .926 for the Black Knights. The Amherst, NY native played his high school hockey at nearby Williamsville in suburban Buffalo.
(West Point/Army Hockey Photo)