LiveMATCHNIGHT LIVE - Basingstoke Bison v Milton Keynes Lightning

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Summary

  • Score - Bison 4 Lightning 1
  • Bison's Andy Melachrino scored the only goal of the first period.
  • Goals from Ciaran Long and Joe Rand make it 3-0 after 40 minutes.
  • Tom Carlon opens MK's account and then Long nets the Herd's fourth.

8:37pm

Video reaction to follow

7:46pm

END OF THE GAME - Bison 4 Lightning 1

Bison end their league campaign with a nice win. The same again will do nicely against Sheffield in the play-offs.

7:41pm

MK kill a penalty on Carlon

7:31pm

GOAL - Bison 4 MK 1 - Ciaran Long (50:03)

Long with a blue line bullet.

7:28pm

Sheppard ends up in the net as Jokila departs to kill a Graham penalty.

7:23pm

GOAL - Bison 3 MK 1 - Tom Carlon (44:51)

Carlon fires home from nice drop pass from Lascek.

7:20pm

Chances at both ends

7:14pm

Third period underway.

6:53pm

END OF THE SECOND PERIOD - Bison 3 MK 0

Bison had the upper hand and are good value for their lead.

6:47pm

GOAL - Bison 3 MK 0 - Joe Rand (34:56)

Rand nets his own rebound after nice move.

6:42pm

Rand from close in forces Wall to save.

6:38pm

Bison kill a Graham penalty as Jokila tests Skinns.

6:32pm

GOAL - Bison 2 Lightning 0 - Ciaran Long (24:22)

Long scores from close range.

6:28pm

A Graham blue line blast goes just wide.

6:26pm

MK kill the penalty at the start of the second period.

6:24pm

Second period underway

6:10pm

END OF THE FIRST PERIOD - Bison 1 Lightning 0

The Herd have the better of the opening 20 minutes and deserve their lead. The Bison will start the second period with 74 seconds of a powerplay thanks to a Zatopek penalty.

6:07pm

Bison kill an Ingoldsby penalty as Lascek is denied by the pads of Skinns and Rand nearly scores shorthanded.

6:03pm

Karpov goes close twice.

6:00pm

Both sides have chances, but back to five each now.

5:57pm

Four-on-four hockey as Baird and Jokila depart for roughing - a little bit of face washing.

5:54pm

Rand forces Wall to make a couple of saves.

5:50pm

GOAL - Bison 1 MK 0 - Andy Melachrino (6:43)

Melachrino puts away Karpov's rebound.

5:46pm

MK kill the first penalty of the night and so far there has been few chances.

5:39pm

The game underway with Dean Skinns in goal for the Bison and Stephen Wall guards the pipes for MK.

5:30pm

Team news Bison are minus Joe Greener, Michael Wales and Matt Selby. MK are without Adam Carr. 

MK have won on their last two visits, but tonight is a dead rubber and the Herd will be determined to finish with a win on home ice.

5:08pm

Good evening and welcome to tonight's game between the Basingstoke Bison and Milton Keynes Lightning.

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