Former Salmon Arm Silverback Riley Nash returned to his old digs to participate in the Salmon Arm Hockey School’s annual Pro-Am game. Nash who played for the Silverbacks for a full season in 2006-07 recorded 84 points in 55 games including 38 goals. His standout season led to a NCAA scholarship to Cornell University.
The Edmonton Oilers draft pick left university in 2010 and joined the AHL Charlotte Checkers and then became a member of the Carolina Hurricanes. This coming season the 27 year-old will put on the black and gold as a member of the Boston Bruins. He talks about his time with the Silverback’s and how the Junior A program led him to his pro career.