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Injury-hit Lightning suffer double defeat

A battle bruised Milton Keynes Lightning’s injury problems mounted on Sunday when they lost netminder Miika Wiikman half way through their home clash with Nottingham Panthers.

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Tommy Mele
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Injury woes frustrate Lightning coach Pete Russell

Lightning coach Pete Russell is counting the cost of top flight ice hockey after a string of injuries have ravaged his side.
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MK Lightning s Dundee Stars
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Lightning squander the lead as Dundee mount a comeback victory

Milton Keynes Lightning’s hopes of bagging two vital home points ended in disappointment as they gave up a 3-1 lead to lose 4-3 to Dundee Stars at MK Arena on Saturday.

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Lightning celebrate against Coventry
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Lightning end their drought with win over Blaze

Milton Keynes Lightning’s long wait for a win came to an end with a superb, battling performance against Patton Conference rivals Coventry Blaze at MK Arena on Saturday.
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Panthers vs Lightning
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Lightning's Cup dreams ended by Panthers

Milton Keynes Lightning’s hopes of progression in the Challenge Cup came to an end at the Nottingham Ice Arena on Wednesday.

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Cardiff Devils did the double over MK Lightning
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Devils double-up on MK Lightning

Cardiff Devils inflicted double misery on Milton Keynes Lightning over the New Year weekend – following up a 6-3 win in Wales with a 5-0 whitewash at MK Arena on Monday.

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MK Lightning
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Lightning hit Coventry Blaze for six

Milton Keynes Lightning may have been short-benched but that didn’t stop them from cruising to what was in the end a comfortable 6-1 success over local rivals Coventry Blaze at MK Arena on Saturday.
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MK Lightning on the ward

Lightning players visit children's ward

MK Lightning spread the festive cheer on Tuesday by visiting the children's ward at MK Hosptial.

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Lightning celebrate scoring against Dundee
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Five goal thrillers for Lightning but end with a win and a loss

A scintillating start from Milton Keynes Lightning set them up for a comfortable 5-1 victory over Dundee Stars at MK Arena on Saturday.

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Bad weekend for MK Lightning as they suffer back-to-back defeats

Bad weekend for MK Lightning as they suffer back-to-back defeats

Milton Keynes Lightning suffered double disappointment at the weekend when a 6-3 home defeat at the hands of high flying Belfast Giants was followed by a 6-1 loss at Sheffield Steelers.

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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
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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.
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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.
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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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