Bracknell Hornets are pleased to announce the signing of 19 year old forward, Ben Eastwood from Slough Jets.Ben is no stranger to Bracknell having played in the BIHC Junior programme with the Bracknell Swarms (under 16s), Bracknell Stingers (under 16s) and Bracknell Drones (under 18s) where he continued his hockey with the Jets in the NIHL 2 league for the last 2 seasons
In 2017-18, Ben played for a total of 20 fixtures scored 2 goals, assisted to 4 and sat for a total of 4 penalty minutes along with reaching into the playoffs for a single game. Ben continued with the Jets for the 2018-19 season where he played 25 fixtures, scored 1 goal and assisted to 3 and also sat for a total of 2 penalty minutes.
Upon signing for the Hornets, Ben said “I’m looking forward to the starting the new season and I believe I have a great opportunity with the Hornets which I’m going to take full advantage of. I’m looking forward to improving my overall game, working with my new team mates and team staff and making an impact for us. Also with the new league structure games should be more competitive throughout and I’m excited to see what we can achieve.”
Head Coach Mark Saunders said “Ben is a player who impressed at trials and after being offered a roster spot with us I’m delighted he’s agreed to play for the Hornets next season. Ben is a very quick skater and has a good hockey brain and I feel we can really push on and improve him as well as him being one of the quickest players in the league.”
We’re also pleased to announce that Ben’s Jerseys are now available at £100 each or £150 for both. Plus, we’ve got other players jerseys that are available. Click here to view the availability of other players jerseys.
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