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Lightning triumph in overtime for the third time in a row

Milton Keynes Lightning ground out a 3-2 victory over Guildford Flames after being taken to overtime for the third game in a row on Wednesday.

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Lightning saw off Coventry at the weekend. Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning bounce back in style with back-to-back wins

Milton Keynes Lightning bounced back in the best possible way at the weekend with maximum points from their two games against Coventry Blaze and high-flying Manchester Storm.

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Lightning coach Pete Russell
Pic: Tony Sargent

Coach Russell apologises after Lightning's first pointless weekend

Lightning head coach Pete Russell has apologised to fans after his side came away from a weekend without points for the first time this season.

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Przemyslaw Odrobny

Russell makes 'hardest decision' to release Odrobny

Releasing poplular netminder Przemyslaw Odrobny was 'one of the hardest decisions' of Lightning coach Pete Russell's career.

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MK Lightning.
Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning prove they can mix it with the Elite's top boys

Milton Keynes Lightning came so close to claiming the scalps of not one but two top three sides in the Elite League as they bagged three points out of a possible four over the weekend.

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Lightning were beaten by Braehead on Saturday night. Pic: Tony Sargent

Scottish road-trip ends on a positive note for Lightning

Milton Keynes Lightning ended their three day road trip to Scotland on a high on Sunday when they dispatched bottom of the Elite League side Edinburgh Capitals 5-2.

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Lightning vs Coventry.
Pic: Tony Sargent

Quarter finals await after Lightning pick-up back-to-back wins

Milton Keynes Lightning are through to the quarter finals of the Challenge Cup in their first season in the Elite League following a dramatic overtime victory after penalty shots on Sunday.

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Lightning celebrate their victory over Manchester Storm on Saturday night. Pic: Tony Sargent

Agony and ecstasy for Lightning in Storm double-header

Milton Keynes Lightning enjoyed the exhilaration of an unlikely win followed by the agony of a shut-out defeat – both games against Manchester Storm – at the weekend.

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Lightning vs Guildford. Pic: Tony Sargent

Home record continues for Lightning but Stars overpower them in Scotland

Milton Keynes Lightning maintained their unbeaten home record with a well earned 3-2 home Challenge Cup victory over fellow Elite League new boys Guildford Flames on Saturday.

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Sheffield Steelers score late to snatch victory

Steelers steal victory over Lightning at the death

It took a powerplay goal 18 seconds from the final buzzer to eventually sink Milton Keynes Lightning’s hopes of a win in their first ever visit to Sheffield Steelers on Wednesday.

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MK Lightning vs Cardiff Devils. Pic: Tony Sargent

Kearney leads Lightning to first Elite League four-pointer

Hotshot Denny Kearney registered five goals to stake a claim to bes voted Elite League player of the week as Milton Keynes Lightning enjoyed a double winning weekend.

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Lightning celebrate beating Braehead Clan on Saturday. Pic: Tony Sargent

Clan sent packing but Lightning failed to weather the Storm

MK Lightning are still undefeated at home in the Elite League, but are yet to win away after a mixed weekend on the ice.

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MK Lightning vs Belfast. Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning kick-start Elite League season by defeating the Giants

ilton Keynes Lightning stunned last year’s Elite League runners-up Belfast Giants with a 6-3 victory to announce the arrival of top flight hockey to the city in the best way possible on Sunday.

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MK Lightning. Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning want to be the Elite League’s surprise package

A lot has changed at MK Lightning since they last took to the ice for a competitive match.

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Lightning beaten in final warm-up game before Elite League starts

French team, Gothiques D’Amiens gave Smith Milton Keynes Lightning a tough work out in their final pre-season challenge match at MK Arena on Tuesday – the Ligue Magnus outfit edging the battle 4-3.

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Former Lightning skipper Adam Carr

Lightning legends remembered ahead of Guildford victory

Two MK Lightning legends were commemorated on Saturday before the new-look side took to the ice to beat fellow Elite League new boys Guildford Flames 3-1 at the MK Arena.

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New Lightning roster makes impressive start against Blaze

Milton Keynes Lightning demonstrated they will be no pushovers as they step up to the Elite League when they took on Coventry Blaze in full blooded pre-season challenge games at the weekend.

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Rhiannon Price, Matilda Revel and Maddy Remmington

Trio make England squad

MK Storm have completed a hat-trick of England U15 call-ups.

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Kevin Gibson

Gibson is the 'last piece of the puzzle' for Lightning

MK Lightning have found the final piece of their Elite LEague jigsaw in capturing defenceman Kevin Gibson from the US East Coast Hockey League.

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Lightning to face Elite League champs in season opener

MK Lightning will get a baptism of fire in their opening Elite League fixture, taking on champions Cardiff Devils at Ice Arena Wales.

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