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Nick Poole

Following his final game with us on Saturday night, our departing General Manager and Lightning legend Nick Poole will give one final interview, to Luke Ashmead and Geoff Doyle on BBC 3 Counties, this evening (Mon 28 Nov). Some 14 years after co-founding the Lightning and nearly two decades after first coming to Milton Keynes...

Smith Recycling MK Lightning kept up the pressure on league leaders Telford Tigers on an emotional night when the club and fans said farewell to founding coach Nick Poole at MK Arena on Saturday. General manager Poole’s number 91 shirt was officially retired before the start of the game against Hull Pirates as he stepped…

You won’t be surprised to learn that as tonight marks the departure of Lightning legend Nick Poole, much of our matchnight programme is given over to him, and acknowledging the impact that ‘Pooley’ has had on ice hockey in Milton Keynes for over a decade. Whilst Nick’s major contribution has been in Milton Keynes colours,…

This week we’re back to our usual Saturday matchnight and tonight’s game – sponsored by Kenco Techniques Ltd – sees your MK Lightning take on the Hull Pirates – read our official preview by clicking here. Tonight we say goodbye to Lightning legend Nick Poole, 14 years after he helped found the team we all support today –…

This weekend promises action galore for fans of EPL hockey – starting with a HUGE match-up at Planet Ice MK! On Saturday our home fixture, sponsored by Kenco Techniques, will be Hull Pirates.  Sitting one place and three points below us but with a game in hand, a home win on Saturday is essential for…

This Saturday’s home fixture against the Hull Pirates (7pm face off) is going to be a real barnstormer – the Pirates are just one place behind us in the league table and aiming to climb…but you can be sure the Lightning will be out to stop them! It’s also your only chance to say farewell…

As we prepare to say goodbye to one of the club’s co-founders – Nick Poole – this Saturday, we take a look back at his career with us in numbers, thanks to this infographic from Jez Tibbetts (click to enlarge)

For many reasons, this Saturday’s home fixture is set to be a big, big night……..and a big, big night needs a big, big 50-50 prize – how does a minimum of £500 sound? On the ice, we know it’s going to be a barnstormer of a game as the Hull Pirates are our visitors –…

John Neville and Pete Russell have paid tribute to co-founder Nick Poole, with the Canadian announcing he will leave the club after this Saturday’s home fixture against Hull Pirates (7pm, Sat 26 Nov). Nick was one of the three original co-founders of the club in 2002 and coached the team to four consecutive league titles and…

Almost two decades after he arrived in Milton Keynes and 15 years after helping to found the Lightning, General Manager and club legend Nick Poole has announced his decision to leave the club. Nick signed for the Milton Keynes Kings in 1999 staying for two seasons until the club folded. In 2002 he returned to…

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