The Philadelphia Flyers announced today, they have recalled goaltender Alex Lyon from their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, according to GM Ron Hextall. In addition, the club has placed goaltender Michal Neuvirth on injured reserve.
Lyon will be available for tonight's Flyers-Coyotes game at Arizona and wear uniform #34.
Lyon has appeared in three games for the Phantoms so far this season where he has posted a 2-1-0 record to go along with a 2.68 goals-against average and .934 save percentage.
Most recently, he stopped 40 of 42 shots to help Lehigh Valley earn a 3-2 overtime win over the Binghamton Devils (NJ Devils affiliate) on Nov. 3.
Neuvirth appeared in one game for the Flyers this season, taking a loss vs. Islanders on Oct. 27.