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The Smith Recycling MK Lightning are delighted to announce the signing of US-born defenceman Evan Stoflet.   Evan joins MKL from the Corona Brasov Wolves who compete in the MOL Liga. 

After playing 21 games with in MK colours, the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning can confirm that British forward Ashley Tait is to leave the club. Ashley joined the Lightning in September on a short term basis, initially as injury cover and his experience in the British game has been valuable to the Lightning in their debut season in…

Polish netminder Przemyslaw Odrobny is leaving the club by mutual agreement, the Smith Recycling MK Lightning confirmed today. ‘Shemy’, 32, signed for MKL in summer 2016 following a season in France, becoming the club’s first choice stopper last season. After sustaining an injury in one of the opening fixtures this season, the club signed Miika…

Sunday’s home fixture against the Manchester Storm will be the last in MK colours for defenceman Kevin Gibson, the club announces today. Kevin, 27, has asked to return home permanently to the United States due to an illness in his family.  His final appearance in Lightning colours will be today’s home fixture against the Manchester…

The Smith Recycling MK Lightning are delighted to announce an addition to their roster with the arrival this week of New York-born forward, Tommy Mele. Tommy has significant experience in the tough North American hockey leagues, and joins Lightning from the Cincinnati Cyclones in the United States ECHL – to date he has contested over…

The Lightning would like to thank young British defenceman Sam Godfrey, after he iced in MKL colours last weekend. Lightning were faced with a double header against league leaders Manchester Storm last weekend at a time when we were short benched due to several players with injuries.  However Sam signed as injury cover having been…

The Smith Recycling MK Lightning are delighted to announce the signing of vastly experienced British forward Ashley Tait on a short term basis as our debut Elite League season gets underway. Ashley is one of the most experienced British players in the game today, and brings to the Lightning significant Elite League experience which will…

The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning have signed netminder Miika Wiikman as cover for the injured Przemysław Odrobny. The Swedish-born Finnish 32-year-old spent the past two years with Nottingham Panthers, helping them to win the Challenge Cup and playoff double in 2015-16. He was also part of the Continental Cup-winning roster last season, being named…

Hard work during his time with Great Britain U18s and U20s has paid off for Scots-born forward Alex Forbes, announced as the penultimate addition to the Smith Recycling MK Lightning roster. Alex – who recently celebrated his 21st birthday – got his first taste for hockey with Elgin Ice Hockey Club near his hometown, Mosstowie….

“An exceptional skater with great movement, hungry to take the next step” – that’s the assessment of the Head Coach of the Smith Recycling MK Lightning, Pete Russell, on the team’s most recent signing – US born defenceman Quin Pompi. Quin, 22, hails from Springfield, Philadelphia and is the second NCAA-experienced player to bolster the…

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