Alberni Valley Bulldogs Chilliwack Chiefs Coquitlam Express Cowichan Capitals Langley Rivermen Merritt Centennials Nanaimo Clippers Penticton Vees Powell River Kings Prince George Spruce Kings Salmon Arm Silverbacks Surrey Eagles Trail Smoke Eaters Vernon Vipers Victoria Grizzlies Wenatchee Wild West Kelowna Warriors
Team Sites
Follow the BCHL
BCHL

Silverbacks Acquire Minnesota-Duluth Commit Loney

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are thrilled to announce the acquisition of 17-year-old forward Carter Loney following a pair of trades: first, sending forwards Noah Wakeford and Coalson Wolford to the Trail Smoke Eaters in exchange for forward Matt Osadick and future considerations, and then subsequently moving Osadick and future considerations to the […]

Catching up with the Backs Ep. 2 – Kohonick & Matta

Salmon Arm, B.C. — Salmon Arm Silverbacks broadcaster Nathan Kanter chats with new players Riley Kohonick and Lucas Matta over Zoom in the video below. Kohonick is a goaltender acquired this off-season, while Matta is a new commit who was a defenceman at Lake Forest Academy the last two seasons. The boys give some background on […]

Silverbacks Move Newhook; Acquire Fischer from MJHL

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have made a pair of trades, sending 20-year-old defenceman Devan Newhook to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Notre Dame Hounds in exchange for Jayce Nikbaht, and then subsequently moving Nikbaht and future considerations to the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Winnipeg Blues in exchange for 17-year-old forward Braden Fischer. […]

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 […]

Defenceman Lemay Commits to Silverbacks

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are excited to announce the commitment of 2002-born defenceman Joaquim Lemay for the 2020-21 BCHL season. The 17-year-old spent last season at Mount St. Charles Hockey Academy in Rhode Island, one of the top midget programs in the United States. Lemay compiled 23 points in 53 games for […]

UPDATE: Hockey Canada, BCHL Announce Cancellation of Playoffs For Good

Update from the CJHL on Friday, March 13 – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with its 10 member leagues and Hockey Canada, have officially cancelled the remainder of the 2019-20 season, due to the ongoing global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. As a result, all hockey-related activities, including respective League Playoffs, the CJHL’s four regional […]

Round 2 Schedule vs. Smoke Eaters Released

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 […]