Ten on Tuesday – First Players Announced for Jaimo’s Testimonial

With tickets now on sale and the date and primary sponsor confirmed, we know that the next big question on Lightning fans’ lips is: who’s going to be playing? Every Tuesday for the next four weeks we’ll reveal ten players on the squad invited personally by Leigh Jamieson, to help him celebrate his ten seasons with the Milton Keynes Lightning! The first group of players has names to whet the appetite of fans both old and new…. Stephen Wall: our Geordie-born netminder wore the black and gold for three seasons from 2012, making an impression from the word go by finishing his first season in MK with the best save percentage in the entire league. Dwayne Newman: better known to many as ‘Dog’, the Winnipeg-born D-man iced briefly for MK Kings before joining newly-formed Lightning as Captain for five seasons, returning to the city with Thunder for the 2012 season. Hallden Barnes-Garner: [...]

2022-06-27T18:25:40+01:00June 28th, 2022|

All In Black Secure Testimonial Main Sponsor Spot

With the date for Leigh Jamieson’s testimonial now revealed, we can confirm that All In Black Group Limited will be primary sponsor for this summer’s hottest hockey event. Lightning fans will already be familiar with the All In Black name and logo, as the security specialists are long-standing club sponsors as well as a commanding presence providing guarding solutions all around Milton Keynes and further afield. Established within the security industry for more than two decades, All In Black has vast experience in providing guarding solutions enabling them to offer a truly bespoke solution for all their clients. All In Black offer a range of guarding solutions to suit long or short term projects anywhere in the UK. Owner Aaron Mills said he was proud that AIB Group are to play a key part in this celebration of Leigh’s career in Milton Keynes. “Jaimo is one of the club’s legends, as soon as the news of his testimonial was released it instantly created a [...]

2022-06-11T19:43:14+01:00June 13th, 2022|

Leigh Jamieson marks 10 seasons at Lightning with summer testimonial

Milton Keynes born and bred Leigh Jamieson will mark ten seasons in Lightning colours with a testimonial game this summer.  ‘Jaimo’ will be joined by his hand-picked line-up of team-mates from a career spanning more than two decades - not just in MK but also at Elite and international level. The prestigious fixture will be played at Planet Ice MK on Saturday 20 August. Testimonial games are traditionally awarded to players reaching a milestone in their career, allowing them to celebrate with fans while enjoying an evening of not entirely serious hockey and high jinks. Leigh began his career here in his hometown progressing from MK Storm to MK Kings and then on to the Lightning - a member of the debut MKL team who scooped the Play Off trophy at the first attempt. In 2003 he joined the Elite League’s Belfast Giants for five years followed by a season with Coventry Blaze, a period that also saw him play for GB at U20 [...]

2022-06-05T14:07:24+01:00May 28th, 2022|
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