28th of July 2018
Bordowski - Our First Oversea's Signing for 2018 / 19The second signing to be announced at last night’s Season Ticket evening was one of the one’s the Bison faithful had been waiting for, when Coach Tait steepped up to the microphone and announced the name of our first overseas player for the 2018 / 19 season.
Hailing from the Czech Republic, 36-year-old, Richard Bordowski joins the Herd from the Polish leagues where last season he iced for Polonia Bytom and JKH GKS Jastrzebie scoring a total of 21 points in 31 games and taking 24 minutes in penalties.
Richard stands 6’0” tall, weighs 216 lbs and shoots right has mainly played his senior hockey in the Polish leagues where he played Polonia Bytom and JKH GKs Jastrzebie during his time in Poland he has iced in 283 games scoring 230 points and 305 minutes in penalties.
Prior to playing in Poland, Bordowski iced in the Czech leagues and played his Junior hockey for the renowned setup HC Trinec.
On signing his deal with the Bison the room were shown a short video from Richard which said, “I am pleased to join the Bison and look forward to meeting you all in September”.
Coach Tait commenting on his first overseas recruitment, “I'm really pleased to have secured Richard for this season. I was fortunate to have played with former teammates of his and he comes highly recommended. He's a hardworking up and down winger, his work ethic should fit well with what we're building and the fans will like his style of hockey”.
Richard will wear Jersey number 8 for the Bison and his home and away jerseys are now available to ‘Own and Loan’ through our ever popular Own and Loan scheme please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
As Richard is a new player for the Bison, after 48 hours all applications will be reviewed and a Facebook Live draw will organised where Coach Tait will pick out the winners.