challenge cup

Guildford Flames pay their second visit of the season to Planet Ice on Saturday when Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning will be hoping to repeat the victory they achieved in a pre-season challenge game three weeks ago. But Doug McKay’s men know they have to be at their best in this Challenge Cup game after…

Head Coach of the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning, Doug McKay, backed his team last night after a 9-1 defeat at the hands of reigning Elite League champions, Cardiff Devils. A short-benched Lightning travelled to Ice Arena Wales the day after a morale-boosting 4-2 home win over local rivals Coventry Blaze.  The team were once…

By Paul Brookman Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning endured a miserable night in Wales on Sunday when they were devoured by the Devils of Cardiff in a 9-1 reverse which put a dampener on their Challenge Cup campaign. There was no denying that they were second best against last year’s Elite League champions or that…

The next home fixture for your Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning comes this Saturday – 22 September – when the opposition will be Guildford Flames. And like last weekend’s great home victory over the Blaze, Saturday’s match up is an EIHL Challenge Cup (Group C) fixture.  That means the team will ice wearing their special…

By Paul Brookman It was backs against the wall as Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning held on for a Challenge Cup victory against Coventry Blaze on Saturday. After grabbing two second stanza goals in in ten minute spell of sustained pressure Lightning were outshot 19-3 in the final period. But despite Blaze head coach Danny…

By Paul Brookman Coventry Blaze make their second visit to Planet Ice in 10 days when Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning begin their Challenge Cup campaign with a match up against their closest rivals on Saturday at 7pm. Blaze will be desperate to avenge the 9-3 defeat they suffered when they came to the city…

This Saturday at 7 sees the first of two consecutive Challenge Cup home matches for the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning. The players will wear their pink Cup competition jerseys – and supporters can join in too! We want to see supporters wearing pink right around the rink when MKL take on Coventry Blaze on…

Following the tremendous popularity of last season’s pink EIHL Challenge Cup jerseys, this season we are again offering our supporters the chance to own a game-worn one. For the 2018-19 campaign the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning are not only offering fans the chance to buy a replica pink jersey – but you can bid…

Since the recent release of the 2018-19 Elite Ice Hockey League fixture list, supporters of the Smith Recycling MK Lightning have been waiting to find out when Match tickets will go on sale — and the time is almost here! The club has announced that tickets for their pre-season challenge matches and first home EIHL…

It’s advantage Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning after they just came out on top in the first leg of a tense Challenge Cup quarter final against Nottingham Panthers on Friday. A Tommy Mele powerplay goal gave Lightning a 2-1 lead to set them up for the return leg at the Nottingham Ice Arena on January…

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