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The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning are delighted to announce they have secured the signing of former NHL draft pick defenceman, Matt Nickerson from the Belfast Giants. Hailing from Connecticut, USA, Matt was drafted by the Dallas Stars in 2003, aged just 18. He went on to gain significant experience in North America, Europe and…

In a move which will delight the team’s supporters, the Smith Recycling MK Lightning are delighted to confirm the return of impressive young British forward Lewis Hook for the club’s debut Elite League season. At just 20 years old, Peterborough-born Lewis has already made a big impression on the British game – thanks to his…

He became a cult hero amongst supporters last season and today the Smith Recycling MK Lightning are delighted to confirm the return of netminder PRZEMYSLAW ODROBNY for the club’s inaugural season in the Elite League. Known affectionately as “Shemy”, the 6 ft 4 Polish national team stopper earned the nickname “The Great Wall of Milton Keynes’,…

With the size of Elite League rosters allowing for up to three British trained players born in 1994 or later (for the 2017-18 season) the Smith Recycling MK Lightning are excited to confirm the identities of the players filling those spots. Luc Johnson, Edward Knaggs and Glenn Billing have all grown in confidence and ability…

Nine times trophy winners the Smith Recycling MK Lightning today continue building their roster for the 2017-18 campaign with the signing of import forward Kyle Essery from French league champions, Gap. Canadian right-winger Kyle, 26, moves to the Lightning fresh from helping Gap win the French league title where he played alongside another MKL new…

It really has been an amazing 14 years here, and such a big part of my life! When I signed here as a 19 year old I never thought I would be here for so long and I will always be grateful to the people who allowed that to happen: Pooley, Vito, Harry, Pete and John,…

Fond farewells and thankful tributes for MK Lightning 2016-2017 champions. As Head Coach Pete Russell focuses on building his Elite team, he is also announcing releases and taking the opportunity to thank all of the players involved in MK Lightning’s phenomenally successful 2016-2017 season. Fans will bid fond farewells to the following players for the…

MK Lightning Coach Pete Russell has announced the return of a second player for his new Elite team, from the existing 2016-17 team line-up. Defender James Griffin is the second returning player to be confirmed for the Milton Keynes ice-hockey heroes, joining recently announced goal-keeper Jordan Hedley and new signings, Guillaume Doucet and Kevin King….

MK Lightning continues to prepare for an exciting charge into the EIHL with confirmation of its first returning player from the existing 2016-17 team line-up. Following his successful 2016-2017 season, goal-keeper Jordan Hedley has had his spot reserved in the new team, where he’ll join new team-mates, Guillaume Doucet and Kevin King. Commenting on the…

MK Lightning’s Coach Russell is on a lightning streak, confirming a second signing for the Milton Keynes ice hockey heroes and play-off Champions. The second signing to the MK Lightning’s new Elite team is Kevin King, secured from French champions Gap. Commenting on the signing, Coach Russell: “I’m really pleased to have signed Kevin King; I went after Kevin…

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