Transfer News

Head Coach Doug McKay has secured another promising young prospect for the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning, in the form of US-born defenceman Clay Anderson.  The 6’ 0” Nebraska native transfers after a season where he helped Danish side Aalborg Pirates to victory in the playoffs and second spot in the league.

The latest addition to the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning roster is Czech defenceman Martin Mazanec. The 28 year old joins MK after a season split between French league runners-up Nice and two-time Slovakian League Champions Zilnia. The imposing 6’ 4” D-man brings with him the experience of having risen through the Czech hockey system, from youth…

The latest signing for the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning is vastly experienced US-born defenceman Ryan Lannon, who moves from the ECHL Atlanta Gladiators.  Current Gladiators’ Head Coach Chuck Weber cites the player as “a stay-at-home defenseman who blocks shots and does the little things well”, Ryan now brings those skills to the Elite League…

The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning can confirm that Adam Harding will no longer be joining the club for the 2018-19 season. The 25 year old Welsh-born forward had been due to transfer to MKL from Dundee Stars. However the player has chosen to pursue an opportunity which will allow him to make significant progress…

The international contingent of the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning roster for 2018-19 has expanded again with the signing of Georgs Golovkovs.  The 22 year old, 6’ 0” centreman signs for MKL from Liepaja in the top tier of Latvian hockey.

The latest addition to the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning roster for 2018-19 is former NHL winger Tim Wallace. The 33 year old, 6’ 1” native of Anchorage, Alaska not only brings the experience gained in a season with the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning, but also from time with Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Islanders and…

The latest player to commit to the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning is Finnish centreman Joonas Huovinen, arriving from Polish league champions GKS Tychy. He learned the sport in his home country, making his senior debut in the country’s second highest league at the age of just 17.  In the same season he represented Finland…

The latest addition to Head Coach Doug McKay’s roster for the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning is promising Canadian forward David Norris. The 25 year old Calgary native will experience his first taste of the British game after several seasons playing in the highly rated US collegiate system, most recently at Arizona State University.

Czech winger Radek Meidl is the latest overseas player to commit to the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning for the 2018-19 season. Meidl, 29, hails from Prostejov in the eastern Czech Republic, where he has played for the majority of his pro career, honing his skills.  He joined the renowned Sparta Praha organisation at age…

The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning are delighted to announce the arrival of highly-rated British prospect Cole Shudra for the 2018-19 season – thanks to an arrangement with the Sheffield Steelers. Two-way forward Cole, 19, has signed a two season contract with the Steelers, but will spend the first season as a full time Lightning…

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