BRITISH netminder Alex Mettam is returning to Bracknell Bees for a fifth season.

Mettam, 29, has made 160 starts for Bees and boasts a save percentage of 89%. He moved to Bees in 2013 after four season with Milton Keynes Lightning.

Bees head coach, Scott Spearing, said: “Securing Mettsy this summer was a priority for me. He is a top British netminder and he will be a huge piece of the puzzle as we move forward in to the new season.”