Salmon Arm, BC. – The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are pleased to announce the creation of the Okanagan Cup, a two-month tournament that will feature the Okanagan’s four teams and is slated to begin on September 25, with the championship game taking place November 14.
The tournament will consist of a total of 27 games featuring the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Penticton Vees, Vernon Vipers and West Kelowna Warriors, with two sets of home-and-home action, meaning each team will face-off against one another four times. The games will take place on Fridays and Saturdays with each team playing a total of 12 round robin games.
The schedule begins on Friday, September 25 with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks taking on the Penticton Vees and the Vernon Vipers facing off against the West Kelowna Warriors. The final weekend of play will commence on Saturday, November 7, followed by a weekend of semi-final and final action, beginning Friday, November 13 and concluding with the championship game on Saturday, November 14.
Each of the team’s 12 games will be streamed live on HockeyTV.com. In addition, all four organizations are excited to showcase their players on Shaw Spotlight. Shaw has been a big supporter of the BCHL and all local markets. With select games airing on the Shaw Spotlight channel across the Okanagan, this is a great opportunity for fans to watch BCHL hockey on TV.
Click here to be redirected to the Silverbacks exhibition schedule on our website. You can also view the Backs schedule below.