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MATCHNIGHT LIVE! Lightning v Manchester Storm 7pm

The forecast is for a Storm to arrive in Milton Keynes tonight with lots of Lightning and localised, extreme action around the Planet Ice MK Arena – the Manchester Storm line up against your Smith Recycling MK LIGHTNING from 7pm!

Coach Russell’s side saw off fellow EIHL newcomers the Guildford Flames with a 3-2 home win and we’ll be setting out for another 2 points tonight: Read our full match preview by clicking here: MKL v Manchester Storm preview.

NEW ISSUE OF LIGHTNING STRIKE: Issue 2 of the MKL monthly magazine is available for the first time tonight – issue 1 was hot property so get your copy from the merchandise stand priced just £3 – tonight’s game sheet also available at the merchandise stand for you to complete tonight’s match stats.

WIN £500 with 50-50: the guaranteed minimum jackpot in the 50-50 draw is £500 and we’re giving you more ways to win! Tickets are £1 each, 3 for £2, 10 for £5 – and starting tonight you can buy a book of £25 for just £10! Winning ticket announced in the second period break – be sure to listen out for the announcement!

SHIRT OFF HIS BACK: Tonight you can win a Paul Phillips Replica jersey.

AUTOGRAPHS: signing 15 minutes after the buzzer under block 8 will be Kevin Gibson and Denny Kearney.

FREE SKATING! If you have a ticket for the game you can skate free, right after the match with only your skate hire fee to pay.

TICKETS: Tickets are available until face off: phone 01908 540020, online at or simply call in at the MK Arena any time during the day. (Away supporters: please buy in block 8)

SECURITY: We ask all supporters to avoid bringing bags if at all possible. If you can’t avoid bringing a bag, please make it as compact as possible and allow extra time to go through our checking area before you access the Arena.

Food or drink purchased outside the Arena will not be allowed to be taken in with you.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Photography is permitted but images may not be used for commercial purposes and you must ensure the flash is off at all times.

FOOD AND DRINK: A wide range of food & drinks are available from the ground floor Fuel & Hydration Station (rink side and reception side), the first floor Tag Taylor Bar as well as concessions and vending machines around the ice pad. You can also order Papa John Pizzas cooked to order, to be ready for collection in one of the period breaks or even to take home after the game!

PARKING & TRANSPORT: There are thousands of free spaces within a few minutes’ walk of the Arena; please check signage where you park for prices and restrictions. If parking near Argos and Toys R Us, adjacent to the Arena, some bays are marked specifically as for customers of those stores, again please look for signs. The MK Arena is literally a 2 minute walk from MK central rail station. Buses from all around Milton Keynes call at the bus interchange, just outside MK central rail station.

TIMINGS: Doors will open at 6.00pm, the teams will be on the ice for warm up at approx 6.20pm and the game starts at 7.00pm. We ask all supporters to arrive with plenty of time to go through the turnstiles, locate and take your seat before the game starts. If you arrive once the game is in progress you will not be allowed to take your seat until a break in play, so as not to interrupt the view for fans already seated.

MERCHANDISE: Lightning merchandise will be available at the MKL Supporters’ Club stand at rink-side including the new home, away and warm up jerseys. Gold members of the Supporters Club will get a 15% discount, standard members 10%.

CASH MACHINES: ATMs are available at Morrison’s Supermarket adjacent to the MK Arena, at MK central rail station (2 mins walk), at Santander House opposite the station, just across Grafton Gate (5 mins walk) and plentiful at Milton Keynes shopping centre (10-15 mins walk).

Our matchnight stewards will be all around the Arena before and during the game – approach any of them if you have any questions and they’ll be happy to help.

Enjoy the game!