Lightning leap from Cup Victory to next challenge

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Milton Keynes Lightning logo Now that the English Premier League season is over and final positions decided, the play off group schedule for EPL Cup winners the Smith Recycling MK Lightning is confirmed as follows:

Group B

Wed 22 March  Lightning vs Swindon Wildcats  7.30pm 
Sat 25 March Lightning vs Basingstoke Bison 7.00pm
Sun 26 March Hull Pirates vs Lightning 5.30pm
Wed 29 March Swindon Wildcats v Lightning 7.45pm
Sat 1 April Basingstoke Bison v Lightning 6.30pm
Sun 2 April Lightning v Hull Pirates 5.30pm

Lightning go into the tournament just four days after capturing the English Premier League Cup, beating local foes Peterborough Phantoms in a four goal whitewash in front of a sell-out crowd - and are considered one of the favourites to win the competition.

Tickets for MKL's three home fixtures are already on sale – go to, call 01908 540020 or buy in person from the ticket office at Planet Ice MK (away supporters should choose block 8 or ‘standing’).

Season ticket holders’ seats are reserved until 90 minutes before face off by calling 01908 540020 or visiting the ticket office in person.

Normal scoring system applies (2 pts for a win, 1 pt for OT loss) and the top two teams in group B will progress to play off finals weekend in Coventry (8-9 April) with the top 2 teams from Group A; that group comprises Telford Tigers, Peterborough Phantoms, Guildford Flames, Sheffield Steeldogs.

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