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Former NHLer Godard Joins ‘Backs Coaching Staff

FORMER NHL’ER GODARD NAMED ASSISTANT COACH The Salmon Arm SilverBacks are pleased to announce the hiring of former National Hockey League forward and Stanley Cup champion Eric Godard as an assistant coach. Godard, a native of Vernon, played 8 seasons in the NHL with the New York Islanders, Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins, winning a […]

SilverBacks Ship Blueliner to Storm

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks announce they have traded the rights to defenseman Connor Sutton (94) to the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Grande Prairie Storm for future considerations. Sutton, a native of Cochrane, Alberta, split last season between the Western Hockey League’s Lethbridge Hurricanes and the AJHL’s Okotoks Oilers. In 13 games with Okotoks, the 6’2” 210 […]

‘Backs Searching For Billet Homes

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks are in need of billet homes for the 2013-14 BCHL season. Benefits of becoming a SilverBack billet include a monthly stipend and season tickets, as well as the opportunity to be an integral part of our players' development on and off the ice. Those interested should contact general manager Troy Mick […]

Backs Celebrate Canada Day

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks would like to thank organizers of two local Canada Day celebrations for including the team in their festivities Monday. 'Backs players Brendan and Jeff Kennedy, Riley Hunt, Alex Gillies and Colton Thibault were on hand at the Salmon Arm Children's Festival, while Community Relations director Phil Stewart attended Canada Day celebrations […]

2013-14 SilverBacks Schedule Unveiled

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks, in conjunction with the British Columbia Hockey League, are pleased to announce the schedule for the team’s 13th BCHL season.   The SilverBacks will play a 58-game regular season schedule, beginning with a two-game visit to Chilliwack for the second annual Bauer BCHL Showcase September 7th and 8th. The ‘Backs home […]

SilverBacks Hire Kraus As New Assistant Coach

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks are pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Kraus as the team’s new assistant coach. Kraus joins the SilverBacks after spending the past two seasons as head coach and general manager of the KIJHL’s Revelstoke Grizzlies, with whom he compiled an overall record of 64-32-3-7 and won a Doug Birks division […]

SilverBacks looking for New Full-time Athletic Therapist

Athletic Therapist  / Equipment Manager The Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the British Columbia Hockey League are looking for an Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager for the 2013-2014 season. Position Description: The athletic therapist and  equipment manager is responsible to coordinate and implement all medical, rehabilitation and strength & conditioning activities, all injury prevention, assessment, treatments, and equipment […]

SilverBacks Add Director of Community Relations Postion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     SILVERBACKS ADD LOCAL BUSINESSMAN PHIL STEWART AS FIRST EVER DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS     The Salmon Arm SilverBacks are proud to announce they have added Phil Stewart as the SilverBacks newly created position of Director Of Community Relations.   Phil is the owner of Rainbow Glass in Salmon Arm […]

SilverBacks trainer Troy Clifford steps down from full time role

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     SILVERBACKS TRAINER TROY CLIFFORD STEPS DOWN FROM FULL TIME POSITION BUT REMAINS IN PART TIME ROLE     The Salmon Arm SilverBacks are sad to announce that Current Trainer/Equipment Manager Troy Clifford has stepped down from the full time position due to a Job promotion in his Paramedic career.   […]

BCHL Announces 2013 Showcase Schedule

The BCHL has finalized the schedule for September's Bauer BCHL Showcase, being hosted for the second consecutive year at Chilliwack's Prospera Centre. The Showcase schedule was an item on the recent BCHL annual general meeting last week in Richmond. Each club will play two games at the event that count towards the regular season standings. […]