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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.
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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
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'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
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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.

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Matt Nickerson had a reputation for fighting
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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
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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
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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
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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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