SEP 00] COVENTRY BLAZE NEWS
Blazing Dilemma For Planet Ice
will be severely divided loyalties when the Coventry Blaze take
on Bastingstoke Bison in ice hockey's Benson and Hedges Cup on
have proved a big success at the Skydome, regularly attracting
crowds in excess of 1,000 but Bison are owned by the Planet Ice
group behind the arena.
loses out at Basingstoke on Sunday night looks set to be
eliminated from the competition.
ANDY MERCER -
MARKETING MANAGER FOR PLANET ICE
Mercer, marketing manager for Planet Ice, said the clash would
have more riding on it than just success.
Planet Ice cannot lose but it has certainly raised the
competitive edge within the company. Those of us based up here
want Coventry to do well because our aim is to bring more and
more people into the arena but obviously our staff as
Basingstoke will be backing the Bison very strongly.
have done very well so far this season and we have a feeling
they will go through - but you might get a different opinion
from elsewhere in the company!"
of is at 6pm.