Luc Johnson

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…

Later this week three players from the Smith Recycling MK Lightning will set off on their travels with the Great Britain U20 squad to Budapest, to contest Division 1 group B at the World Junior Championships. Glenn Billing, Luc Johnson and Ed Knaggs were all selected after impressing GB Head Coach, Tom Watkins, at a…

How long did it take you to decide that MKL was the club to sign for? After to speaking to Pete at the end of last season and hearing his plans going forward. It only took me a short while to come to the decision to stay and play here with the team he’s putting…

The Smith Recycling-sponsored Milton Keynes Lightning are delighted to announce the re-signing of three extremely talented young British prospects for 2016-17 in the form of Great Britain Junior Internationals defencemen Ed Knaggs 17, forwards Luc Johnson 18 and Glenn Billing 18. Pete Russell, MKL Head Coach commented today ,”I am delighted to have Luc, Glenn…

Great Britain Under-20s head coach Tommy Watkins has confirmed his captaincy team for the upcoming World Championship in France. Nottingham Panthers forward Ollie Betteridge will captain the team, with the Milton Keynes Lightning pair of Lewis Hook and Luc Johnson named as his assistants. GB, who won the Division 2A gold medal last year, begin their Division…

Luc Johnson chatted to Luke Ashmead & Geoff Doyle on BBC 3 Counties Radio earlier this evening (Monday 16 Nov) following the news that he, Lewis Hook, Glenn Billing and Ed Knaggs were selected recently as part of the GB U20 roster for next month’s World Junior Championships. Listen back to the interview online, to hear about life…

Five MK players in GB U20 roster The depth of young talent in Milton Keynes’s hockey system has been recognised this week with news that no fewer than five players will represent Great Britain in a friendly game next week. GB Head Coach Tom Watkins’ U20 side will face Nottingham Lions on Tuesday evening (3…

A scheme devised by the Lightning to help local schools raise money got off to a great start recently when two local schools saw the team take a vital win.  The MKL Schools’ Enterprise Scheme sees pupils promote heavily discounted tickets for an MK Lightning fixture to family, friends and teaching staff, with the school keeping…

Yet another local business has confirmed that they will remain as sponsors to Milton Keynes Lightning for the 2015-16 season, which gets underway this weekend. LeaP School of Motoring, owned by Milton Keynes-based Carl White, will sponsor the team for a second consecutive season and will again offer a discount for supporters learning to drive….

The penultimate roster announcement for the Milton Keynes Lightning reveals today that local forward Luc Johnson will pull on the team’s colours in the upcoming season. 18 year old Luc began his hockey career with the town’s junior organisation, the MK Storm. The 2011-12 season was a standout term, with Luc finding the back of the…

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