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Former Silverbacks Still Going Strong

In the 18-year history of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, over 150 players have been awarded college scholarships and 15 players have either been drafted or played in the NHL. Currently, over 70 former Silverbacks are still actively playing pro, semi-pro or collegiate hockey around the globe:

NHL

Taro Hirose —Detroit Red Wings
Josh Manson — Anaheim Ducks
Riley Nash — Columbus Blue Jackets
Chase Priskie — Carolina Hurricanes
Travis Zajac — New Jersey Devils

AHL

Steven Iacobellis — Bakersfield Condors
Angus Redmond — San Diego Gulls
Ben Street — Binghamton Devils

ECHL

Anthony Croston — Adirondack Thunder
Brayden Sherbinin — Kansas City Mavericks
Charlie Vasaturo — Reading Royals

SPHL

Taylor Love —Macon Mayhem

EUROPE

Josh Bowes — Mulhouse (France)
Jagger Dirk —Dundee Stars (EIHL)
Ryan Duncan — EC Salzburg (Austria)
Andrew Ebbett — SC Bern (Switzerland)
Mitch Ferguson — Bordeaux (France)
Sean Flanagan — Herning Blue Fox (Denmark)
Bryce Gervais — EHC Olten (Switzerland)
Mike Hammond — Manchester Storm (EIHL)
Shane Hanna — Rungsted Seier Capital (Denmark)
Logan Mick — Amals SK (Sweden)
Devin Muller — HC Ajoie (Switzerland)
Brendon Nash — Rytiri Kladno (Czech Republic)
Alex Nikiforuk — Heilbronner Falken (Germany)
Braden Pears — Cergy (France)
Ryan Schwalbe — Åmåls SK (Sweden)
Jonathan Sigalet — Brynas IF (Sweden)
Jeff Smith — EHC Neuwied (Germany)
Brandon Whistle — Sheffield Steelers (EIHL)
Mark Zengerle — Fischtown Pinguins (Germany)

NCAA-DIVISION I

Elijiah Barriga — American International College
Connor Brown-Maloski — Bemidji State University
Damian Chrcek — Michigan State University
Grayson Constable — College of the Holy Cross
Reid Cooper — Robert Morris University
Karl El-Mir — University of Connecticut
Andrew Farny — Colorado College
Nick Hutchison — Canisius College
Steven Jandric — University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Rhett Kingston — Western Michigan University
Joseph Leahy — Cornell University
Trevin Kozlowski — Army (U.S. Military Academy)
Cole McCaskill — Colorado College
Taylor Maruya — Army (U.S. Military Academy)
Marcus Mitchell — University of Alaska-Anchorage
Marcus Russell — Michigan Tech
Julian Timba — American International College
Matthew Verboon — Colgate University
Justin Wilson — American International College
Chase Zieky — Rensselaer Polytech Institute

NCAA-DIVISION III

Reid Cooper — Robert Morris University
Cameron Coutre — Northland College
Zach Dyment — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Ryan Hogg — SUNY-Plattsburgh
Sam MacBean — Hamilton College
Phillip Middleton — SUNY-Plattsburgh
Bennett Morrison — Hamilton College
Aiden Salerno — SUNY-Brockport
Jack Sampson — Marian University
Carter Stephenson — Wentworth Institute of Technology
Connor Sundquist — Trinity College
Nic Tallarico — Adrian College

ACHA

Jared Turcotte — University of Nevada-Las Vegas

USports

Jordan Burns — University of Regina
Tanner Campbell — University of Regina
Haydn Hopkins — Laurentian University
Josh Laframboise — Lakehead University
Harlan Orr — McGill University
Michael Roberts — Mount Royal University
Mitch Skapski— Ryerson University
Cameron Trott — University of Lethbridge

ACAC

Ross Heidt — Red Deer College

BCIHL

Mitch Newsome — Simon Fraser University
Spencer Loverock — Vancouver Island University