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Match report

Penalties eventually cost Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning dearly when they went down narrowly at Braehead Clan on Saturday – losing by the odd goal in seven. Lightning spent much of the third period a man short after having four players sin binned in the final quarter of an hour. Having successfully defended the first…

A third period fightback in which Guillaume Doucet completed his hat-trick ended in disappointment for Smith Milton Keynes Lightning when they lost 5-4 on penalty shots at Guildford Flames on Wednesday. Doucet rounded off his trio of goals with just 34 seconds of regulation time remaining to send the encounter at the Spectrum Centre into a goalless…

A first period powerplay goal from Denny Kearney was the highlight of Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning’s visit to the National Ice Centre when they fell to a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Nottingham Panthers. The goal levelled a strike from Panthers’ Evan Mosey and the hosts went on to add a pair of…

A super start with two goals in the opening ten minutes saw Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning to a comfortable – and welcome – home 5-2 victory over Fife Flyers at MK Arena on Sunday. Fife were making their first visit to Milton Keynes since December 2004 when they beat Lightning 8-3 in the British…

Ben Foster registered his first hat-trick in Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning colours as his side recorded their biggest win of the season with an 8-2 result against Edinburgh Capitals at MK Arena on Thursday. Kyle Essery returned to the team from injury with Lightning also including Peterborough Phantoms two-way players, Ed Knaggs and Glenn…

Three Cardiff Devils goals in less than five second period minutes wrecked any outside hope Smith Recycling Lightning had of pulling off a shock result against the Elite League leaders as they eventually went down 4-1 at MK Arena on Saturday. Devils’ class – and the fact that they iced almost four complete forward lines…

Lewis Hook bagged a pair of goals as Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning recorded their first shut out of their Elite League campaign with a 3-0 win at Edinburgh Capitals on Sunday. The victory was Lightning’s third against the anchor club this term and they will be looking to complete the series with another success…

A spirited fightback proved to be fruitless as Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning went down 5-2 to fellow Elite League expansion team, Guildford Flames, at MK Arena on Saturday. Short-benched Lightning were again missing Tommy Mele, Kyle Essery and Miika Wiikman, all injured, as well the suspended Denny Kearney and the departed Matt Nickerson. The…

A 57th minute goal killed off any hope short-benched Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning had of pulling off a welcome victory against Manchester Storm at MK Arena on Wednesday. And when Storm scored on an empty net with 18 seconds remaining it pull a slightly unreal perspective on the scoreline as the Altrincham based side…

Sheffield Steelers were left stunned by Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning for the second time at MK Arena on Saturday when Peter Russell’s team inflicted a 5-2 defeat in front of a season record crowd of 2,467. Wins have been hard to come by for injury-hit Lightning in recent weeks so this one was probably…

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