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Backs Host Vipers in Pre-Season Tilt

Salmon Arm, B.C. —  The Salmon Arm Silverbacks host their most heated division rival this evening at the Shaw Centre, taking on the Vernon Vipers in their third exhibition game. It is the first meeting between the two since last spring’s Interior Division quarterfinal, which the Vipers won in five games. The Backs’ have a […]

Backs’ Move Nisse to SJHL’s Nipawin Hawks

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have traded 2001-born defenceman Cole Nisse to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Nipawin Hawks in exchange for future considerations. Nisse played in 52 games last season for the Backs’, recording two goals and three assists, while also dressing in all five playoff games. In 2017-18, the Salmon Arm […]

Silverbacks’ Valiant Comeback Falls Just Short

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Silverbacks fell 6-5 in overtime to the West Kelowna Warriors on Saturday night in their second preseason game. Despite the loss, the Backs’ stormed back from a 5-1 deficit to tie the game early in the third period and force overtime. GAME SUMMARY The Backs’ were on on their heels […]

Backs’ Edge Warriors 2-1 in First Exhibition Game

West Kelowna, B.C. — The Silverbacks defeated the West Kelowna Warriors 2-1 on Friday night in their first exhibition game of the 2019-20 season, thanks to goals from Noah Wakeford and Jonathan Krahn, plus a split performance in goal from both Tanner Martin and Ethan Langenegger. GAME SUMMARY The Backs’ let two early power play […]

Main Camp Update Following Day 2

Salmon Arm, B.C. — With two days of main camp now in the books, Nathan Kanter — the new voice of the Silverbacks — caught up with assistant coach Tanner Cochrane to hear how things have been going!

Silverbacks Coaching Staff Returns

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are thrilled to announce their full coaching staff will return for the 2019-20 BCHL season. Head coach and general manager Scott Atkinson enters his third season as the man in charge behind the bench. From his first year to his second, the Silverbacks’ record improved from 25-29-3-1 to […]

New Online Ticketing System

For the first time ever, you can now buy Salmon Arm Silverbacks tickets from the comfort of your own home! Thanks to the team’s new online ticketing system, getting your own tickets can be done in four easy steps. Head to and find the game you’d like to attend. Click ‘Find Tickets’ and either […]

Silverbacks Move Seibel to Spruce Kings for Futures

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have traded 1999-born defenceman Sol Seibel to the Prince George Spruce Kings in exchange for future considerations. Seibel served as team captain last season and posted 13 points and 72 penalty minutes in 43 regular season games. He added an assist in five playoff games. “Obviously this was […]

Silverbacks Gain Experience After Trades with AJHL’s Oil Barons; Pontiacs

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks announced today the acquisition of veteran defenceman Noah Lugli and 20-year-old forward Zach Russell after the completion of separate trades with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Bonnyville Pontiacs and Fort McMurray Oil Barons. The Silverbacks received Lugli, a towering 6-foot-5 defenceman, from the Pontiacs in exchange for forwards […]

Silverbacks sign AJHL veteran Rybarik

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are pleased to announce the signing of 20-year-old Daniel Rybarik for the 2019-20 BCHL season. The much sought-after power forward posted 29 goals and 52 points last year with the Calgary Mustangs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL). The Calgary, Alta. product became available when it was […]