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Stapley Coming To Salmon Arm


SALMON ARM, MARCH 25, 2017 — Salmon Arm Silverbacks general manager Troy Mick today announced the team has announced the Future Considerations part of the Jan 10, 2017 trade with the Trail Smoke Eaters that saw 96 D-Man Carter Cochrane head to the Kootenays.

The Silverbacks would like to welcome 97 D-Man Mitch Stapley to Salmon Arm.

Stapley from Campbell River, BC had 24 assists in 39 games this past season for the Smokie’s. The 5’10 ft 180 lbs D-Man also had 5 assists in 10 playoff games in the 2017 BCHL playoffs. The smooth skating offensive D-Man will be a welcomed addition to the Backs back end for next season.

“Mitch will be entering his 20 yr old season with the Backs next season and will be counted on to lead the offensive production from the back end” stated GM Troy Mick He is a very good power play D-Man who will play in all situations for us. We are very excited to have him skating next season at the Shaw Centre.

For more information go to the Backs website at www.sasilverbacks.com.


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