LiveMATCHNIGHT LIVE - Basingstoke Bison v Telford Tigers

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Summary

  • Score - Basingstoke Bison 2 Telford Tigers 4
  • An even first period of few clear cut chances ends 0-0.
  • Nathan Salem opens the scoring for Telford on the powerplay and it remains 1-0 at the second break.
  • Goals galore in the final 20 minutes as Miika Kiviranta scored a brace, while Nicky Chinn and Andy Melachrino scored for the Bison.
  • Scott McKenzie completes the scoring with an empty net goal.

9:45pm

REACTION: Bison player/coach Doug Sheppard said: "It was disappointing tonight, but we will look to bounce back tomorrow in Manchester, which is a huge game."

8:53pm

END OF FINAL PERIOD - Bison 2 Tigers 4

The new look Tigers make it two wins in the space of seven days. 

The Bison battled away but ended up on the wrong end of the scoreline.

Saving grace is title rivals Guildford and Manchester both lost, so the Herd are still a point clear.

8:52pm

GOAL - Bison 2 Tigers 4 Scott McKenzie (59:24)

McKenzie fires into the empty net to seal the victory.

8:48pm

Into the the final minute and the Bison call a time-out and expect the goalie to be pulled.

8:43pm

Into the final five minutes and the  Bison still looking for an equaliser.

8:38pm

Real edge of your seats stuff as both teams hunt for goals.

8:31pm

GOAL - Bison 2 Tigers 3 - Andy Melachrino (44:46)

Melachrino scores from the right wing.

8:27pm

GOAL - Bison 1 Tigers 3 - Miika Kiviranta (42:47)

Nice breakaway gives Telford a third goal.

8:26pm

GOAL - Bison 1 Tigers 2 - Nicky Chinn (41:15)

Chinn deflects in Zach Sullivan's blue line shot.

8:24pm

GOAL - Bison 0 Tigers 1 Miika Kiviranta (41:03)

Kiviranta nets a rebound from close range.

8:20pm

Puck dropped and the third period has started

8:02pm

END OF THE SECOND PERIOD - Bison 0 Tigers 1

One powerplay strike separates the teams and their is still plenty of mileage in this game.

Ryan has now shut-out the Bison for five periods on the trot. Surely he will not be able to make it six.

7:58pm

During the Telford powerplay Miika Kiviranta tests Skinns.

7:57pm

Sheppard is upended in the Tigers zone as he goes to shot - no penalty call. Sheppard skates back into the play now at the Bison end and makes a check which sparks a few punches. Long and Pavlu take roughing penalties. Sheppard also takes a charging penalty to give Telford a powerplay.

7:46pm

Skinns makes a great save to deny Timo Kuuluvvainen.

7:44pm

Bison powerplay sees Karpov and Long have shots saved.

7:41pm

Miller fires wide on a breakaway 

7:36pm

GOAL - Bison 0 Tigers 1 - Natham Salem (25:43)

Bison kill 5-on-3 powerplay , but a flowing move sees them score from Salem still on the one man advantage.

7:27pm

Bison start the second period on top, but no goal yet.

7:24pm

Second session underway with the same match-ups as first period.

7:10pm

END OF THE FIRST PERIOD -  Bison 0 Tigers 0

No real clear cut chances so 0-0 is a fair reflection on the first 20 minutes. For the Bison it is an improvement on last week as they were 2-0 down at the first period break. 

7:03pm

Long forces a stick save from Ryan.

6:58pm

Telford kill a powerplay still very even contest

6:52pm

Whistle is blown as Bison force the puck home from close range. So goal is disallowed.

6:50pm

Bison lose Joe Rand for 2+10 for checking from behind which brings up the first powerplay of the night which is killed as Miller goes to the sin bin.

6:44pm

Tigers Dan Davies speaks out of turn and picks up a 10 minute misconduct.

6:42pm

Even opening 

6:37pm

The puck is dropped for the start of the first period.

Skinns is in goal for the Bison, while Ryan guards the pipes for the Tigers.

6:30pm

The Bison welcome back Kurt Reynolds so are icing a full roster as are the Tigers.

6:29pm

The Bison are out to avenge last week's 4-0 defeat in Telford. It also means a quick return for Joe Miller back to Bisonland.

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