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Silverbacks Roster Set for 2020-21 Season

Salmon Arm, B.C. — With the 2020-21 BC Hockey League season nearly upon us, the Salmon Arm Silverbacks are excited to announce their roster for the 2020-21 season!

The Backs have five returning players from the 2019-20 season: captain Hunter Sansbury, defenceman Kieran Ruscheinski, and forwards Drew Bennett, Logan Shaw and Simon Tassy.

Salmon Arm will kick off the regular season on Friday, April 2 against the Vernon Vipers at 7 p.m.. They will have a 20-game regular season, playing 10 games against the Vipers and 10 against the West Kelowna Warriors, with all games taking place at Kal Tire Place in Vernon.

The club’s roster consists of the following 22 players, plus 3 affiliates:

FORWARDS

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2019-20 TEAM

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7 – Cam Recchi 2001 Maryland Black Bears (NAHL) 41 7 16 23 100
8 – Philippe Jacques 2002 Stanstead College (CAHS) 55 30 29 59
9 – Noah Serdachny 2003 RINK Hockey Academy Prep (CSSHL) 36 18 42 60 30
10 – Danny Ciccarello* 2001 St. Mark’s School (USHS-Prep) 29 34 36 70
11 – Simon Tassy 2001 Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL) 51 10 7 17 14
12 – Daniel Panetta* 2001 Wellington Dukes (OJHL) 54 18 26 44 36
13 – Mat Bourgault* 2003 Lake Forest Academy (USHS-Prep) 22 23 27 50 32
15 – Sullivan Mack* 2000 Kimball Union Academy (USHS-Prep) 34 44 26 70
16 – Julian Recine 2002 Ottawa Jr. Sens/Kanata Lasers (CCHL) 60 20 30 50 55
17 – Aidan Lindblad 2004 Thompson Blazers (BC U18/U16) 38 17 6 23 58
19 – Braden Fischer 2002 Winnipeg Blues (MJHL) 58 19 26 45 32
20 – Nathan Morgan* 2002 Grand Prairie Storm (AJHL) 54 12 15 27 50
21 – Logan Shaw 2000 Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL) 41 9 4 13 25
22 – Drew Bennett 2000 Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL) 56 10 18 28 36

 

DEFENCEMEN

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2019-20 TEAM

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2 – Joaquim Lemay* 2002 Mount St. Charles Academy (U18) 63 3 23 26 30
3 – Kieran Ruscheinski 2001 Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL) 36 0 6 6 29
4 – Tucker Hartmann* 2002 St. Mark’s School (USHS-Prep) 23 6 30 36
5 – Hunter Sansbury* 2000 Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL) 54 3 21 24 75
6 – Lucas Matta* 2002 Lake Forest Academy (USHS-Prep) 24 8 25 33 18
14 – William Lavigne 2002 Notre Dame Hounds (SMAAAHL) 43 4 29 33 57

 

GOALTENDERS

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2019-20 TEAM

W-L-OTL | G.A.A

31 – Owen Say 2001 Powassan Voodos (NOJHL) 31-2-0 | 1.90 G.A.A.
41 – Liam Vanderkooi 2003 Fraser Valley Thunderbirds (BC U18) 13-5-2 | 2.52 G.A.A.

 

AFFILIATES

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2019-20 TEAM

24 – Nathan Mackie 2004 Okanagan Hockey Academy (CSSHL U16)
25 – Ezra Chan 2003 Thompson Blazers (BC U16)
1 – Joshua Kotai 2003 Vancouver NE Chiefs (BC U18)

*Denotes this player has secured an NCAA Div-I scholarship.

No Spectators will be allowed to attend games, however Backs fans can catch all the action on BCHL TV (a branch of Hockey TV). To get your subscription, click here (a subscription to Hockey TV gives you BCHL TV access, plus access to numerous other leagues).