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Piotrowski fires Falcons to Premier League Playoff double

MK Falcons have retained their crown after winning the Women’s Premier League Playoffs on Sunday.

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MK Lightning | Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning bring down the curtain on Elite League season

Milton Keynes Lightning ended their inaugural home Elite League campaign on a high with a Tommy Mele inspired 5-2 victory over Fife Flyers.

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Braehead Clan vs Lightning

Clan make Lightning pay the penalty

Penalties eventually cost Milton Keynes Lightning dearly when they went down narrowly at Braehead Clan on Saturday – losing by the odd goal in seven.

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Lightning vs Guildford | Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning lose out on penalties to Guildford

A third period fightback in which Guillaume Doucet completed his hat-trick ended in disappointment for Milton Keynes Lightning when they lost 5-4 on penalty shots at Guildford Flames on Wednesday.

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Lewis Hook | Pic: Tony Sargent

Hook selected for GB's pre-World Championship camp

Lightning forward Lewis Hook has been selected to represent Great Britain in a pre-World Championship training camp and two international training matches against Lithuania next month.

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MK Lightning vs Guildford Flames'Pics: Tony Sargent

Lightning send Flames crashing only for Stars to triumph a day later

A super upstairs penalty shot from Denny Kearney steered Milton Keynes Lightning to a hard won 6-5 over Guildford Flames at MK Arena on Saturday.

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Denny Kearney'Pic: Tony Sargent

Little joy for Lightning in Panthers defeat

A first period powerplay goal from Denny Kearney was the highlight of Milton Keynes Lightning’s visit to the National Ice Centre when they fell to a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Nottingham Panthers.

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Doug McKay

Lightning appoint experienced Doug McKay as Head Coach

Milton Keynes Lightning have announced the appointment of vastly experienced Canadian Doug McKay as Head Coach and General Manager, ahead of the 2018-19 season.

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MK Lightning vs Fife Flyers'Pic: Tony Sargent

Flying start sees Lightning past Fife

A super start with two goals in the opening ten minutes saw Milton Keynes Lightning to a comfortable – and welcome – home 5-2 victory over Fife Flyers at MK Arena on Sunday.

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Blaze score late in the day against Lightning.'Pic: Tony Sargent

Late lapse sees Lightning beaten by Blaze

A spectacular third period collapse saw Milton Keynes Lightning crash to an 8-5 defeat in their final match up against Coventry Blaze at MK Arena on Sunday.

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Lightning vs Manchester'Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning leave it late on the Emerald Isle

Milton Keynes Lightning stunned high flying Belfast Giants with a last gasp winner from Francis Verreault-Paul at the Odyssey Arena on Sunday.

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Pete Russell

Lightning to part company with coach Pete Russell at the end of the season

Head coach Pete Russell will leave MK Lightning at the end of the season after three years at the club.

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Lightning vs Cardiff.'Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning draw blank again as woes continue

Milton Keynes Lightning again drew a blank as they went down in both of their Elite League weekend encounters – losing 4-1 to league champions in waiting, Cardiff Devils, and then being edged out 4-3 Coventry Blaze.

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Matt Nickerson'Pic: Tony Sargent

'You never want to make those decisions' says Lightning boss

It has been a tough 10 days for Lightning head coach Pete Russell.
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MK Lightning'Pic: Tony Sargent

Lightning record first shut-out of the season in Capitals win

Milton Keynes Lightning celebrated their first shut-out of the season when they defeated Edinburgh Capitals 3-0 at Murrayfield on Sunday – all the goals coming from British players.

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WATCH: The moment disgraced Milton Keynes ice hockey star punched fan during game

The Elite League Department of Player Safety has released video footage of disgraced Milton Keynes Lightning player Matt Nickerson punching a fan during a match, which led to the 6ft 4 defenseman being banned for 20 games and sacked.

Matt Nickerson had a reputation for fighting'Pic: Tony Sargent

MK Lightning sack Nickerson after fan fight

Matt Nickerson has been sacked by MK Lightning after he punched a fan in the aftermath of their defeat to Guildford Flames on Sunday.

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Nickerson in a fight earlier this season'Pic: Tony Sargent

TWENTY game ban for Lightning player after punching a fan

Matt Nickerson has been banned for 20 games after hitting a fan during MK Lightning's defeat to Guildford Flames on Sunday.
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Lightning vs Steelers'Pic: Tony Sargent

Another up-and-down weekend for MK Lightning

Sheffield Steelers were left stunned by Milton Keynes Lightning for the second time this season 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.

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Lightning vs Panthers'Pic: Tony Sargent

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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