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Backs Sign Local Product Lindblad

Salmon Arm B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are happy to announce the signing of 16-year-old forward Aidan Lindblad, who will join the team for the remainder of the season. The Salmon Arm product split last season between the U-18 and U-16 Thompson AAA Blazers, scoring nearly a goal-per-game with the U-16 club (15 goals, 21 […]

Catching up with the Backs – Josh Manson

Salmon Arm, B.C. — On the latest edition of Catching up with the Backs, we chat with Silverbacks alumnus Josh Manson, currently an assistant captain with the Anaheim Ducks. Manson talks about his two seasons as a Silverback from 2009-2011, getting drafted by the Ducks in 2011, his time at Northeastern University, scoring his first […]

Catching up with the Backs – Riley Nash

Salmon Arm, B.C. — On the latest edition of Catching up with the Backs, we chat with Silverbacks alumnus Riley Nash, currently suiting up for the Columbus Blue Jackets and a veteran of over 500 career NHL games. Nash talks about his fondest memories from his season in Salmon Arm in 2006-07, his time at […]

Silverbacks to Compete in Okanagan Cup

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 […]

Billets Still Needed For Upcoming Season

Salmon Arm B.C. — If you’re interested in becoming a Silverback billet family for the 2020-21 BCHL season, now is the time to let us know! Billet families play a vital role within the Silverback organization, as players need a place to call home while they are representing the city as members of the team. Additionally, […]

Catching up with the Backs Ep. 4 – Panetta & Loney

Salmon Arm, B.C. — Salmon Arm Silverbacks broadcaster Nathan Kanter chats with two new off-season acquisitions: forwards Daniel Panetta and Carter Loney. Both players touch on their playing style, their previous junior experience, their NCAA Div-1 scholarships, what Silverback ID camp was like last week, and plenty more!

BCHL Announces Tentative Dec. 1 Start Date

BURNABY, B.C. – The BC Hockey League announced today that it is planning to start the 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 1, pending approval from the Office of the Public Health Officer (PHO). “We’ve been having discussions with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture since March around a safe return to play,” said BCHL […]

Catching up with the Backs Ep. 3 – Shaw & Bennett

Salmon Arm, B.C. — Salmon Arm Silverbacks broadcaster Nathan Kanter chats with Silverback forwards Logan Shaw and Drew Bennett over Zoom in the video below. The veterans share how the locker room came together over the course of last season, what was the difference in their first-round playoff sweep over Victoria, what they’re most looking forward […]

Silverbacks Add Assistant Coach Derek Damon

Salmon Arm, B.C. — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are pleased to announce the hiring of 39-year-old Derek Damon as an assistant coach and director of player development for the 2020-21 BCHL season. Damon, a native of Bangor, ME, retired from pro hockey this past spring after a 14-year career, 12 seasons of which were spent in […]

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 […]