In light of the decision that our landlords Planet Ice have taken with regards to the 2020 / 21 season and league play not commencing until at the earliest 1st January 2021, as club we support and respect their decision whole heartedly and confer that in this ever changing landscape we must take every step possible to ensure that the safety of all is paramount be it...
31st of July 2020


The Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison are pleased to announce that Defenceman Oliver Stone will be back in a Herd jersey for a second term.

The “stay-at-home” defenceman returns to the Herd for a second season having last term iced in 46 games and scoring 9 assists whilst serving 22 minutes in penalties.

Swindon born defenceman Ollie is a product of the Okanagan Ice Hockey Academy based in Swindon and has also represented Great Britain at U18 and U20 age groups.

Prior to joining the Herd in 2019 / 20 Ollie had previously iced for the Milton Keynes Thunder as well as the Swindon Wildcats in both NIHL 1 & 2.

22-year-old, Ollie, who shoots left, is 5’10” tall and weighs 159 lbs, had this to say about returning to Basingstoke for a second season,

“I really enjoyed my first year in Basingstoke so when Ash got in contact about signing again I didn’t hesitate to say yes. I think we had a good thing going last season and I’m looking forward to building on it”.

Coach Tait commenting on Ollie returning for a second season said,

“Oli was an ever present for us last season and logged a lot of minutes at different times through the year. I like the way the quietly gets on with things and i expect him to take on more responsibility and keep improving again this”.