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Woodfines Solicitors to support MKL and help connect local businesses

MILTON KEYNES, 01 August 2019: Milton Keynes Ice Hockey Club is pleased to announce that Woodfines Solicitors have become a partner for MKL and will be both supporting the team and helping connect local MK businesses by becoming the official sponsor of the MKL Business Club. Woodfines is a firm of solicitors based in Bedford, Cambridge, and Milton Keynes and provides legal services for both commercial businesses and individuals. They are active members of both the business and broader community, and have a reputation for delivering great service for their clients across the board. They will become the official sponsor of the MKL Business Club which is a regular and successful networking event which has been established for a number of years, allowing local business people to meet like-minded professionals, discuss business and of course, the Milton Keynes Lightning Ice Hockey Team. Guest speakers from local businesses are invited to speak at each meeting, as well as appearances from the MKL coaching and [...]

2019-08-02T15:34:18+01:00August 2nd, 2019|

David Lloyd Milton Keynes continue their long-term association with MK Lightning

David Lloyd Milton Keynes continue their long-term association with MK Lightning MILTON KEYNES, 31 July 2019: Milton Keynes Ice Hockey Club are delighted to announce that long-term partner David Lloyd Clubs will be continuing their support of MK Lightning for the 2019/20 season. David Lloyd Milton Keynes are once again opening their doors to Milton Keynes Lightning players, providing them with access to the gym and facilities to support their fitness and strength training - a number of the players are already becoming familiar faces around the club as they train during the off-season. Based in Newlands and opposite Willen Lake; David Lloyd Milton Keynes has a fully-equipped gym, 18 tennis courts, badminton and squash courts, indoor and outdoor pools, spa, a variety of exercise classes and a range of children’s’ clubs and activities. David Barker, David Lloyd Milton Keynes’ General Manager and no stranger to ice hockey himself having watched Peterborough over a number of years; commented “The relationship between David Lloyd [...]

2019-08-01T12:17:09+01:00August 1st, 2019|

Exciting Tanaka joins MKL Forwards

Speedy Canadian-born forward Cale Tanaka adds to MKL offensive threat MILTON KEYNES, 20 July 2019: In a strong addition to the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning roster, experienced forward Cale Tanaka has made the move south to MK after a season with Solway Sharks where he was second top scorer with 56 points in 34 games. Prior to that, Cale spent 6 seasons in the EIHL with four teams scoring 57 goals and 155 points. 33 year old Cale was born in Stouffville, Canada and his mother is Scottish. He holds a UK passport and has played here for more than two seasons so he is classified as an UK player for our team. This is a huge advantage for us as Cliff explains: “With the change in classification of what classes as a British player or an import, I started investigating who was still available who fitted the new rules as I hadn’t completed my roster yet, as soon as Cale’s name came [...]

2019-08-01T12:27:56+01:00July 22nd, 2019|

Steeldogs Pre-Season Challenge

Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning will play a warm-up double-header against Sheffield Steeldogs MILTON KEYNES, 18 July 2019: The start of the 2019/20 league season might still be several weeks away but today we can give some dates for your diary, your first opportunity to see the new team. Over the weekend of September 7th & 8th, the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning will play the Bradfield Brewery Sheffield Steeldogs as both sides take to the ice for the first time. Saturday 7th will see Milton Keynes hosting, with the action moving to iceSheffield on Sunday 8th. There is long and eventful history of matches between the two teams but this will be the first meeting since the final EPL season, when MKL won the playoff title prior to joining the Elite League. With both teams in the same conference in the new National pision, this will be an opportunity to put a marker down for the battles to come. Steeldogs Head [...]

2019-08-01T11:32:50+01:00July 18th, 2019|

Smith Construction Group Extend Involvement with MKL

MK Lightning thrilled to confirm Smith are supporting the team for a fifth year MILTON KEYNES, 6 July 2019: Milton Keynes Ice Hockey Club are delighted to announce that Smith Construction Group will be continuing their long-standing involvement with Milton Keynes ice hockey as title sponsors of Milton Keynes Lightning. The 2019/20 season is Smith’s fifth year of involvement with Milton Keynes Lightning. Their association goes beyond the team on the ice however – they were heavily involved in the regeneration of the Morrisons and Planet Ice area, involved in both infrastructure and buildings works. While this work was underway, Milton Keynes Lightning played out of Coventry. The team’s return to the newly refurbished Milton Keynes arena heralded the start of Smiths’ involvement with the team. Since then, their sponsorship has helped support considerable MKL league and cup success as well as two years in the Elite League. Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Raine commented on the announcement - “Today’s announcement is really exciting [...]

2019-08-01T12:17:43+01:00July 6th, 2019|