Salmon Arm, B.C. — The schedule for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ second round playoff series has been determined, with the Backs kicking things off on the road next Friday against the Trail Smoke Eaters.
The Backs finished in third place in the Interior Division with a 30-23-5 record, while the Smoke Eaters were second with a 36-17-5 record. Both teams swept their opening round playoff series — Salmon Arm against Victoria and Trail against Prince George.
Salmon Arm won the season series 4-2. The picks up victories on Sept 13 (4-2), Sept. 14 (3-2 in OT), Nov. 2 (2-1 in a SO) and Dec. 15 (7-4). The Smoke Eaters won at the Shaw Centre on Nov. 1 (5-4) and at Cominco Arena on Feb. 21 by a 5-1 score.
The full schedule for round two is as follows:
Friday, March 13 – 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena, Trail.
Saturday March 14 – 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena, Trail.
Tuesday, March 17 – 7 p.m. at the Shaw Centre, Salmon Arm.
Wednesday, March 18 – 7 p.m. at the Shaw Centre, Salmon Arm
*Friday, March 20 – 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena, Trail.
*Sunday, March 22 – 5 p.m. at the Shaw Centre, Salmon Arm.
*Tuesday, March 24 – 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena, Trail.
Tickets for round two will be available for purchase starting Saturday at tickets.sasilverbacks.com or at the Maximum Edge Hockey Shop, located inside the Shaw Centre.