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Backs Extend Trainer St. Jacques

PHOTO: PURE LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are thrilled to announce that trainer and equipment manager Brodie St. Jacques has signed a two-year extension with the team. St. Jacques has been an integral part of the Backs the past two seasons thanks to his incredible work ethic, attention to detail and […]

Recchi Commits to St. Thomas Tommies

PHOTO: TAMI QUAN PHOTOGRAPHY Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are ecstatic to announce that 19-year-old forward Cameron Recchi has committed to play NCAA Div. I hockey at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. The Pittsburgh, PA native has been a spark plug for the Backs since joining the team last fall, always […]

Silverbacks 2020-21 Award Winners

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks handed out their annual season-ending awards on Tuesday afternoon, recognizing individual success on and off the ice from this past year. There were 10 awards this season. Here are your winners: Academic Player of the Year — Mathieu Bourgault Most Improved Player — Kieran Ruscheinski Most Sportsmanlike Player […]

Tassy Finishes as BCHL Top Goal Scorer

PHOTO: LISA MAZUREK PHOTOGRAPHY Salmon Arm, B.C. — Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy has finished the 2020-21 pod season as the top goal scorer in the BC Hockey League. The Mirabel, Que. native scored 18 goals in 20 games, three more goals than any other player. Tassy finished the season with 27 points, tied for […]

Thank You Vernon

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks would like extend a massive thank you to the city of Vernon, the Vernon Vipers organization and Kal Tire Place for hosting us this pod season. “To host both us and the West Kelowna Warriors for 30 games in 38 days is an incredible accomplishment,” Silverbacks general manager […]

Backs Season Ends with Crazy SO Loss

PHOTO: TAMI QUAN PHOTOGRAPHY Vernon, B.C. — The West Kelowna Warriors wouldn’t go away on Saturday night, clawing back from deficits of 3-0, 5-3 and 6-4, to eventually top the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 7-6 in a shootout. The Backs finish their pod season with a 9-7-3 record, while the Warriors improve to 8-9-2 with one game […]

Game 20 Preview: Backs & Warriors

PHOTO: TAMI QUAN PHOTOGRAPHY Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks (9-7-3) will wrap up their 2020-21 pod season on Saturday evening against the West Kelowna Warriors (7-9-2) at Kal Tire Place. The Backs had their hopes of finishing first in the pod eliminated on Friday with a 3-1 loss to Vernon. West Kelowna’s last […]

Vipers Clinch 1st with 3-1 Win Over Backs

PHOTO: LISA MAZUREK PHOTOGRAPHY Vernon, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks fired 38 shots on goal on Friday night, but were stymied for the most part by James Porter Jr. in a 3-1 defeat to the Vernon Vipers. Salmon Arm’s record drops to 9-7-3 with one game remaining, while the Vipers clinch first place in the […]

Game 19 Preview: Backs & Vipers

PHOTO: LISA MAZUREK PHOTOGRAPHY Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks (9-6-3) take on the Vernon Vipers (11-5-2) for the 10th and final time this pod season on Friday night, in a must-win game. The Backs trail the Vipers in the standings by three points. Both teams have two games remaining in the season. The […]

Backs Comeback Falls Short in Loss to Warriors

PHOTO: TAMI QUAN PHOTOGRAPHY Vernon, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks scored twice in the final five minutes of Wednesday’s game, but it wasn’t quite enough to claw back from their 5-2 deficit, as they were edged 5-4 by the West Kelowna Warriors. The Backs drop to 9-6-3 on the season and remain three points back […]