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Silverbacks Billet Info 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Catching up with the Backs Ep. 1 – Martino & Schofield

Salmon Arm, B.C. — Salmon Arm Silverbacks broadcaster Nathan Kanter chats with Silverback forwards Nick Martino and Sam Schofield over Zoom in the video below, touching on last season, what they’re most looking forward to with next season and what they’ve been up to since COVID-19 hit.

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 […]