The Basingstoke Bison are pleased to announce the signing of former GB and Coventry Blaze forward Russell Cowley for the 2018 / 19 season.

Born in Edmonton, Canada, 34 year old Cowley started his ice hockey career in the Swindon Junior programme before commencing an illustrious senior career in both the BNL & EIHL. Russ played 16 seasons for the Coventry Blaze and...
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14th of January 2017

All You Need To Know: 14/01 v Sheffield

It may be frosty outside, but you'll be sure of a warm welcome at the Basingstoke Arena tonight, as the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison look to continue their winning run against the Sheffield Steeldogs.

It will be a memorable night for many reasons, as Ciaran Long makes his 500th EPIHL appearance - so come be a part of history and here's everything else you need to know about tonight's game.

Doors Open: 5.30pm Face-off: 6.30pm

Ticket prices:
Adults - 15
Concessions - 11
Children - 8
Ticket outlets:
Online: Ticket Office
By Phone: 01256 355 266
In person: In advance or on the night

Away supporters are advised they can purchase tickets in blocks I.

Don't forget, you can now print your tickets off at home in advance, or show them on a smartphone device to gain entry to the rink.

Bar and Papa John's

The rink bar will be open all evening long, with Papa John's producing freshly made pizza's. Don't forget to pick up your pre-order form and have a hot pizza ready and waiting for you during a period break, or at the end of the game.

So don't worry about grabbing food before heading to the game, come along and enjoy a fresh pizza cooked before your own eyes. Also, enter our Papa John's giveaway on Twitter later today for your chance to win a pizza.

Match-Night Programme

The Stampede returns to its regular format this week, giving you all the information you need to know about tonight's opponents, courtesy of Graham Merry from the Basingstoke Gazette. Anthony Russell looks back on last weekend's action across the league, whilst Mark Denholm gives his view on what's making the headlines this weekend too. This is on top fo all your stats and scoresheet, as well as the return of our centrefold posters - with Aaron Connolly and Dan Scott making their way to the signing table at the end of the game. All this available for just 2.50 from our sellers.

Our 50/50 draw will once again be back, with one lucky winner each week taking home a big cash prize. Tickets cost just 1 and are available from our roving sellers and at the Booster Club table.

Shirt off the players back also returns, where one lucky supporter gets the chance to take home one of the Bison players game-worn jerseys. Declan Balmer's jersey is up for grabs this week and tickets cost just 1 and are available to buy from the Booster Club table.

Chuck-a-Puck is also making its glorious return, with a fantastic prize courtesy of our friends at Zizzi's. For just 1, you have the chance to win four main meals and a bottle of house wine - just grab your puck, give it a chuck and see if you will end up closest to the centre of the rink.

You can also enter our Chuck-a-duck contest too, thanks to our great sponsors at Design by Detail - a great bunch of sweets on offer to the winner there.

Throughout January, there will be a special flash sale on the merchandise table, with an item coming up at a very special price for just one week. Check out our Twitter feed later in the day to see what bargain you can grab this week.

We look forward to seeing you at the game!