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#3in3 – this weekend’s opposition in Scotland

Your Smith Recycling MK Lightning have a three day road trip weekend (20-22 October) in Scotland  –  but who are our opposition?

Friday 20 October: Fife Flyers

Home: Fife Ice Arena
Head Coach: Todd Dutiaume
Last season:  League 8th, playoff quarter final loss.
Currently 8th in the EIHL standings with 3 wins from 4 fixtures played.
The Flyers currently top the Gardiner Conference after winning both their games played, having scored 12 goals in just those two games!
In the Challenge Cup, they sit second in group B just 1 point behind the Giants, having won 3 from their 5 games.
Form (last 6 home games, all competitions): LWWWLW
Next in Milton Keynes: Sunday 4 March 5.30pm

Saturday 21 October: Braehead Clan

Home: Braehead Arena
Head Coach: John Tripp
Last season:  League 5th, playoff quarter final loss.
Currently 10th in the EIHL standings with 3 wins from 9 fixtures played.
Sitting second in the Gardiner Conference after winning 2 of 4 fixtures – however they’ve conceded 16 goals in those games!
They are bottom of Challenge Cup group A with just a single victory from four fixtures, and 17 goals conceded.
Form (last 6 home games, all competitions): LLWLWL
Next in Milton Keynes: Sunday 19 November 5.30pm (tickets: mk-lightning.co.uk/tickets)

Sunday 22 October: Edinburgh Capitals

Home: Murrayfield Ice Rink
Head Coach: Dmitri Khristich
Last season:  League 10th, did not qualify for play offs.
Currently Currently bottom of the EIHL standings with just a solitary win from 5 played.
Currently third in the Gardiner Conference with 1 victory from 3 played
They are bottom of Challenge Cup group B with 2 wins from 6 games played – and a colossal 27 goals conceded, the most of any team in the Cup competition so far.
Form (last 6 home games, all competitions): WLLLWLL
Next in Milton Keynes: Thursday 26 October 7.45pm  (tickets: mk-lightning.co.uk/tickets)

  • Follow all three games on our dedicated matchnight update service at http://twitter.com/MKL_Matchnight
  • Tickets for our upcoming home fixtures against Braehead Clan and Edinburgh Capitals are available now at mk-lightning.co.uk/tickets or call 01908 540020
WIN!! To be in with a chance of winning FOUR tickets to MK Lightning vs Edinburgh Capitals on 26 October just go to our Facebook page before 9am  Monday 23 October and tell us how far you regularly travel to home matches at the Planet Ice MK Arena – click here!