Grant McPherson

Our pre-season challenge match schedule continues tonight when the Smith Recycling MK Lightning take on an organisation we’re already familiar with, by name at least – fellow EIHL newcomers the Guildford Flames (doors 6pm, face off 7pm). Head Coach Pete Russell moved quickly this week to secure the services of former Nottingham Panthers’ stopper Miika…

The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning are to retire the number 9 shirt of Grant McPherson. The Stirling-born forward joined MK in 2006 after coming through the Edinburgh Capitals’ youth system and the 30-year-old spent 11 seasons with the Lightning, including three as alternate captain. McPherson, who will ice for Milton Keynes Thunder next season,…

Smith Recycling MK Lightning may have been short-benched but that did not stop them tearing Sheffield Steeldogs apart in a 6-1 victory at MK Arena on Saturday. Steeldogs seemed to be trying to psyche out Lightning by naming a bench which significantly outnumbered the home side – but in the event many of them proved…

After a decade of service, Milton Keynes Lightning forward Grant McPherson has announced his retirement from playing.  But supporters of the Smith Recycling-sponsored club have not seen the last of the much-loved Scot – the 2016-17 season will see him take on a coaching role alongside Head Coach, Pete Russell. Grant, 29, contested 533 fixtures in…

Celebrations were in the air at MK Arena on Saturday as the clock was turned back with MK Lightning stars from the past returning to honour alternate captain Grant McPherson at his testimonial evening. Some of the biggest names from the 14 year history of the club came back to play for the popular Scot’s…

Olympic Silver Medallist, Nathan Robertson and “Britain’s Got Talent” star, Bailey McConnell will go head to head in a penalty shootout as part of the Half Time Entertainment at Grant McPherson’s Testimonial. Nathan, who won Silver for Great Britain at the 2004 Athens Olympics in the Badminton Mixed Doubles, followed by Gold at the World…

With just days until the much anticipated Grant McPherson Testimonial Game, we can now announce the final players who complete the All Stars line up: Jo “2 points per game” Wiklander What an absolute living legend. Although not the greatest of skaters (he will admit this himself), this guy could score some serious points. He…

We are delighted to announce that the half time entertainment for Grant McPherson’s Testimonial, on Saturday 9th April 2016, will include Zorb Ice Hockey and also see the return of the famous Sumo Suit Battle. This is all thanks to ZORB WARS of Milton Keynes who have agreed to supply the equipment for the day. Zorb Ice Hockey has been a…

If you’ve ever wanted to get your hands on a totally UNIQUE Lightning shirt then now is your chance. Rhino Sports have produced two, one-off jerseys for us – one with Leigh Jamieson’s name on and the other with Grant McPherson’s – and they could be yours. All you have to do is place your…

Grant McPherson’s much-anticipated testimonial is now just a few weeks away and it’s almost time to start the sealed bid auction by email for the All Stars’ playing jerseys! Featuring players that Grant has lined up alongside during his MK Lightning career, the All Stars side will face the current MK Lightning roster at the…

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