As exclusively revealed this morning in the Basingstoke Gazette, the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison are pleased to announce the return of British forward Sam Talbot for the 2020/21 season.

Having originally signed for the Herd last season on a 2-way contract while playing for the Slough Jets in NIHL 1, Talbot joined the Bison full time in January this year. In...
21st of March 2020

Bison Update Saturday 21st March 2020

We hope everyone is staying safe and following the current guidelines set out by the government, since Monday evenings EIHA announcement regarding the suspension of the season, we’ve been working hard to deal with all the issues encountered by the season finishing early due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richard Bordowski has returned to the Czech Republic to be with his family and Michal Klejna will be returning home to Slovakia in the next week.

All our kit is now in the process of being cleaned and stored ready for use next season.

We are currently working through the back log of administration issues and we will be sending out information out as and when we have it.

Yesterday morning (Friday 20th) we released information for supporters / ticket holders who purchased tickets for tonight’s evenings game (Saturday 21st) versus the Bees and when and how supporters can expect to receive refunds.

As of midnight the ice rink has had to close after directives from the government

This has now given us further complications with regards to our End of Season activities and we will release further information on this next week.

The activities being:

1. Our End of Season awards night.
2. Our own and loan shirt collections for the past season.
3. Arrangements for next season including season ticket applications.

It goes without saying, we wish we were still playing hockey this weekend against our local rivals the Bees and preparing for the end of season playoffs but sometimes life must take precedent over hockey.

Please look after yourselves and your families and please follow the advice which is being issued by the government and public health authorities.

We thank you for your patience and understanding in these unprecedented times and in the meantime, please stay safe.