Ice Hockey

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League vs Play-offs

The question arises every year as to which is more “valuable”, the League or the Play-offs? Obviously in the case of two separate winners the one that wins each one will say them! But here’s my take on it. To win the Play-offs you have to win your very last […]

Bison 1718 vs Wildcats (Game 1)

Saturday night was once again hockey night in Hampshire as the Basingstoke Bison lined up against the visiting Swindon Wildcats. The Bison were once again short benched as a full strength Wildcats rocked up. Stephen Matthews was the man in charge with Justin Lalonde and Flynn Sitch-Cunningham on the lines. […]

Bison 1718 vs Fire (Game 1)

Saturday night saw the Bison return to home ice when the Cardiff Fire visited the rink for the first time in the season. The Fire’s visit saw former Bison Captain Nicky Chinn return to Hampshire. Matt Thompson took charge of the game and at 6.41pm the puck dropped. Basingstoke Bison […]

Bison 1718 vs Redhawks (Game 1)

The Basingstoke Bison played host to the Streatham Redhawks for the first time in the season. The home team were shortbenched with Grant Rounding, Dan Davies and Stuart Mogg missing but Roman Malinik made his debut while it was a return to the Basingstoke Arena for Ryan Watt in his […]

Bison 1718 vs Raiders (Game 1)

Saturday home game action again for the Basingstoke Bison who took on the London Raiders in only their second National Ice Hockey League game of the season. Bison were without Dan Davies and Stuart Mogg while Raiders brought an almost full roster they brought only one netminder which would prove […]

Bison 1718 vs Bees (Game 1)

The weekend started on home ice for the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison as they welcomed near neighbours Bracknell Bees for a National Cup Game. The home team were without Dan Davies but did add Sam Brooks to their line up. The officiating team were led by referee Matt Thompson with […]

Bison 1718 vs Tigers (Game 1)

The Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison kicked off their weekend on home ice looking for an overturn of the result six days ago when they faced the Telford Tigers in Shropshire. The Tigers would be the ones to be short benched for this one as the Bison welcomed back Jaroslav Cesky […]

Bison 1718 vs Dynamos (Game 1)

The season had started a week previously with challenge action for the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison at the Arena but the Invicta Dynamos were the first opponents making a visit for a competitive fixture of the season. Bison went into the game missing Jaroslav Cesky and Hallam Wilson but gave […]

Bison 1718 vs Phantoms (Challenge)

After a long summer of early uncertainty, certainty finally returned as the puck dropped on the first of the new season’s fixtures. Challenge action started the season as the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison and Peterborough Phantoms, both former EPL sides, battled out home and away for the Billy Glover Memorial […]