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Trozzo steps down as Broadcaster

Salmon Arm, BC – Salmon Arm Silverbacks broadcaster Tony Trozzo is stepping down from his position as Director of Broadcasting & Communications. Trozzo joined the Silverbacks organization last summer following his graduation from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He spent the year calling all games on Hockey TV, while also managing all social media […]

Silverbacks extend stay at Shaw Centre

Salmon Arm, BC – The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are pleased to announce that they have come to terms on a multi-year contract with The Shuswap Recreation Society and the City of Salmon Arm to keep Silverbacks Hockey at the Shaw Centre until 2026. “As an organization we are very happy to come to a long-term […]

Owen Beckner named to the 2022/23 BCHL All Star Game

Salmon Arm, BC – Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Owen Beckner has been named to the 2022/23 BCHL All Star Game. The 17 year old is thriving in his second year as a Silverback. Through 18 games this season he has 19 points (8G ,11A) which is good for the team lead in assists and points. […]

Silverbacks Sign Jayden Grier

Salmon Arm, BC – The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are pleased to announce the signing of St. Sebastian School 03’ forward, Jayden Grier for the upcoming 2022/23 BCHL season.   The 18-year-old from Needham, MA, put up some impressive numbers last year with St. Sebastian of the Independent School League (ISL). He tallied 14 goals, and added […]

Backs Acquire Colgate Commit Panetta from OJHL’s Dukes

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have acquired 19-year-old forward Daniel Panetta from the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Wellington Dukes, in exchange for defenceman Zach Gabruch and future considerations. Panetta, from Belleville, Ont., brings three years of junior experience with him to Salmon Arm, all with the Dukes, including 48 career playoff games at […]

Power Forward Jacques Commits to Silverbacks

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are pleased to announce the commitment of 2002-born forward Philippe Jacques for the 2020-21 BCHL season. The 6-foot-3, 195 lb. forward spent last season at Stanstead College in southeast Quebec, one of the top Canadian prep schools in eastern Canada. He scored 30 goals and added 29 assists […]

Silverbacks June Zoom Update

Salmon Arm, B.C. — Salmon Arm Silverbacks General Manager Brooks Christensen and broadcaster Nathan Kanter provide an update to fans over Zoom in the video below, touching on the BCHL AGM, Hockey Canada’s announcement on the Return to Play process and more.

Backs Acquire Veteran Goaltender from SJHL’s Hounds

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are excited to announce the acquisition of 20-year-old goaltender Riley Kohonick from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Notre Dame Hounds, in exchange for future considerations. The White City, Sask. native posted a .914 save percentage in 72 career games with the Hounds the past two seasons, including a […]

Silverbacks Move Semchuk to Bonnyville to Complete Jan. 10 Trade

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have traded 2002-born forward Jarrod Semchuk to the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Bonnyville Pontiacs, a move that completes a trade from the January 10 deadline that saw the Backs acquire defenceman Jeremy Gervais in exchange for future considerations. Semchuk, a Kamloops native, recorded three assists in 31 games […]

Series Preview: Silverbacks Meet Smoke Eaters in Round 2

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks and Trail Smoke Eaters will face off against one another in the Interior Division semifinals, which kick off this Friday in Trail. Here is an in-depth preview to get you all set for the highly anticipated series. Playoff Schedule – Round 2 Game 1: Friday, March 13 […]