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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21st of January 2017

All You Need To Know: 21/01 v Bracknell

Just the one game for the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison this weekend but it's a ding-dong local derby as the Bracknell Bees come to town.

It will be a special night for many reasons - not least because two of the Junior Bison will be making their debuts for the senior team tonight.

Kyle Goddard and Paul Petts will make the step up from the under 20's team as another sign of the Herd's commitment to the Development Pathway with our junior system.

We wish them both all the best tonight, and here's everything else you need to know about the 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 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 Matt Towalski and Dan Lackey 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!