19th of January 2020
Norris & Talbot Join the Herd on Full Time BasisAs announced elsewhere earlier today the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison are delighted to confirm that young British forwards Sean Norris and Sam Talbot will ice for the Herd exclusively for the remainder of the 2019 / 20 season.
Coach Tait commenting on Sean and Sam joining the roster on a full time basis said, “Everyone saw what Sean and Sam could do at last years Coventry Finals weekend and we have worked with the Slough Jets and Coach Smital to ensure these 2 young gents develop as hockey players, its testament to Lukas and the Slough Jets organisation that they have now agreed to allow both players to continue their development with the herd. We look forward to working with Lukas and the Jets on continuing to develop players into the future”.
"Bringing Sam and Sean onto our roster full time at this point in the season can only help our chances of silverware”.
Sean Norris commenting on joining the Herd said, “I am very grateful to be joining the Trane Basingstoke bison. With the teammates around me and the positive mind sets of this club, I feel this is a positive step in my hockey career and will be nothing but an incredibly enjoyable place to be and do what I love especially playing in front of the best crowd in the league.
Sam Talbot commented, “I am happy to join full time, we have a great group of guys in the room and I'm looking forward to the opportunity ahead and playing in front of such a loud and passionate group of fans”.