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Pete Russell

The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning announce that Head Coach Peter Russell will leave by mutual consent at the end of the current season. During his three seasons with Lightning Pete has enjoyed success in the English Premier League, taking MKL to League Cup and Play Off tournament success, and has led the club through…

Head Coach of the Smith Recycling MK Lightning, Pete Russell, said the smiles returned to the team locker room as a three goal shutout victory on Sunday ended a challenging week for the club. Speaking to BBC Three Counties Radio on Monday, Coach Russell had nothing but praise for his team – and their supporters…

Head Coach of the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning, Pete Russell, provides an update on injuries in the Lightning locker room. “We’re having a tough time at the moment and luck hasn’t been on our side.  But I want to be honest about where we are with fitness. “Tommy Mele will be missing long term with…

Well with the first half of our Elite League debut season over, it’s fair to say the ride has been up and down. I’m normally pretty quiet around the press and stuff. So let’s not go over old ground, let’s just talk about the truth – and openly.  What a start we had to the…

With responsibility to the environment a hot topic currently, the club visited our title sponsor Smith Recycling this week to find out more about their operations.   Pete Russell, Kevin King, Kyle Essery and Paul Phillips visited the company’s facility in Bleak Hall, close to our base at Planet Ice MK Arena.     Smith…

Find out what Head Coach Pete Russell’s view was after the big home win against Coventry that sealed our Challenge Cup quarter final berth. NEXT HOME GAME: Lightning v Edinburgh Capitals 7.45pm Thurs 26 October – tickets at mk-Lightning.co.uk/tickets OR call 01908 540020.

Smith Recycling MK Lightning head coach Pete Russell is urging everyone to “stick together” as his injury-hit roster plays back-to-back Elite League matches against Manchester Storm. The Lightning will be without injured defencemen Kevin Gibson and James Griffin, as well as forwards Ludwig Karlsson, Christian Isackson and Francis Verreault-Paul. Manchester visit MK Arena on Saturday…

Great Britain will take on Lithuania next year as part of their preparations for the World Championship Division 1 Group A in Budapest. GB and Lithuania will meet in the MK Arena in Milton Keynes on Saturday 14th April 2018 (7pm) and the following day on Sunday 15th April (5:15pm) in Coventry’s Skydome Arena. The…

MK Lightning Head Coach Pete Russell has spoken of his feelings on the day that the club takes its first step into the top tier of the sport in the UK, following a road game against reigning champions the Cardiff Devils.  As if that wasn’t enough of a challenge, Sunday’s first home Elite League fixture…

With our first pre-season challenge match less than three weeks away, the Smith Recycling MK Lightning are excited to reveal dates that we know many supporters have been itching to put in their diaries! Join us in the Tag Taylor Bar at Planet Ice from 4PM SUNDAY 20 AUGUST for our annual, much-anticipated MEET THE PLAYERS event.  If you’ve…

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