Tonight the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison commence there inaugural season in the newly formed National division of the NIHL with a weekend match up versus the Peterborough Phantoms in the annual “Billy Glover” Memorial Trophy.

Please could all supporters be in their seats early as we honour the life of Keith Hope prior to face off.

Here’s all the...
Basingstoke Bison - EPL Champions
8th of September 2018

All You Need to Know: 08/09 vs Peterborough

Tonight, is first game of the 2018 / 19 where are opponents are Peterborough Phantoms in our pre-season challenge game playing for the Billy Glover Memorial Trophy.
Billy was a very valued of the Planet Ice team in Peterborough and was also part of the Phantoms / Pirates Off Ice team for many years and became well known to fans of all teams around the league.

Here’s all the information you’ll need to know:

Doors Open: 5:30pm
Face-off: 6:30pm

Ticket prices:
Adults - £12.50
Concessions - £9.00 (Senior Citizen & Disabled)
Children - £6.00 (aged 3 – 15 years)
Family - £33.00 (2 adults & 2 children)

Ticket outlets:

Available online:

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.

Season Ticket Collections

Supporters who haven’t as yet collected their Season Ticket books will have the opportunity before tonight’s game, our table will open from 3pm in the ice rink foyer until 5 minutes after face off.

Bar and Papa John's

The rink bar will be open all evening long, with Papa John's will once again be producing freshly made pizzas.

You can order in advance before the game so your delicious piping hot pizza is waiting for you in one of the intervals or at the end of the game.

There’s no need to rush to eat before heading to the arena when you can grab a delicious Papa John’s during the game.

Our weekly Twitter competition will once again be up running in conjunction with Papa John’s where fans choose who they think will be the Bison’s first goal scorer and one lucky winner wins a large pizza.

Match-Night Programme

The Stampede is back again for 2018 / 19 with all the great features and information you love.

There’s a preview of tonight's opponents, courtesy of Graham Merry from the Basingstoke Gazette,

Coach Tait pens the first of his weekly articles,

there’s details of all the new rules brought in by the IIHF and EIHA for the new season,

and Anthony Russell shares his thoughts on an interesting summer for the Herd.

As always The Stampede will be your destination for stats and your official scoresheet.


The ever popular 50/50 draw will once again be back for 2018 / 19 season, with one lucky winner each week taking home a huge cash prize. Tickets cost just £1 and are available from our roving sellers and at the Merchandise Club table.

Shirt Off the Player’s Back is just a £1 ticket you could win Russ Cowley’s Bison home jersey. Just imagine the lucky winner will be the first person in the arena to own our new look “Trane” sponsored Basingstoke Bison jersey. With the added bonus that Russ will present the jersey to you after the game on the ice. Tickets will be available from the Booster Club table.

Chuck-a-Puck is once again back for another season so grab your puck for just £1 head to the players’ benches after the second period and aim for the centre of the rink!

Player Signings After the Game

As in previous seasons 2 players will be signing autographs and merchandise for fans, so make your way to where the game night merchandise table is after the game for your photos and autographs opportunities,

This week’s Players are:

• Hallam Wilson
• Michal Klejna

All at the Bison can’t wait for the game, see you tonight ...