The TSI World Bees are delighted to announce the signing of Slovakian forward, Marcel Balaz.

Marcel’s junior development came at HC Presov. He made his senior debut in the 2006/2007 season when he played in Slovakia2 with HK Trebisov whilst continuing his junior development at HC Kosice. He would continue his hockey career in Slovakia for a further 12 years, icing for HC 46 Bardejov, HK Michalovce, HC Presov and MHK Humenne before moving to France with Dunkerque in 2019. He spent the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons with Brest before one more stop n France with Clermont before crossing the Channel to the UK and the Basingstoke Bison last season.

Balaz iced in 52 NIHL National games last season, scoring 25 times and registering a further 41 assists for 66 points, helping the Bison secure a playoff spot.

He will wear the number 21 jersey for the Bees.

Welcome to the Bees, Marcel!