Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Liam Vanderkooi made 22 saves Saturday, March 26, as the team fell 7-5 at the Shaw Centre to the Trail Smoke Eaters in the BCHL regular-season finale for both teams. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Smokies burn Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Trail scores 7-5 B.C. Hockey League win at Shaw Centre Saturday; playoffs start this week

  • Mar 27, 2022

 

Daniel Panetta and the Salmon Arm Silverbacks will play the Wenatchee Wild in the first round of the 2022 B.C. Hockey League playoffs. Salmon Arm fell 4-1 to the Spruce Kings in Prince George Saturday, March 19, and will close out the regular season at home Saturday, March 26, against Trail. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Spruce Kings slip past Salmon Arm Silverbacks

BCHL: Prince George gains split of weekend home-and-home with ‘Backs

 

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks rallied from a 4-1 third-period deficit only to fall 5-4 in a shootout to the Wenatchee Wild in BCHL play Saturday, March 12, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ Wild comeback earns point

‘Backs rally from 4-1 down in third only to lose 5-4 to Wenatchee in BCHL shootout at Shaw Centre

  • Mar 13, 2022

 

Zack Smith was one of two Salmon Arm players to record a hat trick in a 9-3 Silverbacks’ BCHL romp over the Merritt Centennials Saturday, March 6, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks slam Merritt

Daniel Panetta and Zack Smith each score three times as Backs bomb Centennials 9-3 in BCHL play

  • Mar 6, 2022
Zack Smith was one of two Salmon Arm players to record a hat trick in a 9-3 Silverbacks’ BCHL romp over the Merritt Centennials Saturday, March 6, at the Shaw Centre. (Chris Fowler Photo)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Mike Ladyman scored in the eighth round of a shootout to give the ‘Backs a 3-2 BCHL win Saturday, Feb. 26, in Prince George over the Spruce Kings. (Chris Fowler Photography)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks sweep Prince George weekend

‘Backs win 3-2 in shootout Saturday, Feb. 26, a day after edging Prince George 4-3

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Mike Ladyman scored in the eighth round of a shootout to give the ‘Backs a 3-2 BCHL win Saturday, Feb. 26, in Prince George over the Spruce Kings. (Chris Fowler Photography)
Tucker Hartmann scored less than two minutes into overtime Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Shaw Centre, giving the Salmon Arm Silverbacks a big 5-4 win over the pesky Merritt Centennials. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks Image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks sneak past pesky Merritt

Tucker Hartmann plays overtime hero giving Backs a big 5-4 BCHL win at home over last-place Centennials

Tucker Hartmann scored less than two minutes into overtime Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Shaw Centre, giving the Salmon Arm Silverbacks a big 5-4 win over the pesky Merritt Centennials. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks Image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say stopped a penalty shot and 48 of 50 shots overall in an 8-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Feb. 11, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks score 8 goals in victory over Trail Smoke Eaters

Goals were scored by eight different Silverbacks players

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say stopped a penalty shot and 48 of 50 shots overall in an 8-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Feb. 11, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks left-winger Brandon Santa Juana. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks concede late third period goal to Prince George, lose 4-2

The Silverbacks are currently in second place in the BCHL’s Interior Division

Salmon Arm Silverbacks left-winger Brandon Santa Juana. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say stops West Kelowna’s Nick Roukounakis during Salmon Arm’s 2-1 BCHL road win over the Warriors Saturday, Feb. 5. (Tami Quan Photography)

Tassy’s OT winner lifts Salmon Arm past West Kelowna

BCHL: Silverbacks score 2-1 road victory in West Kelowna Saturday, Feb. 5

  • Feb 6, 2022
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say stops West Kelowna’s Nick Roukounakis during Salmon Arm’s 2-1 BCHL road win over the Warriors Saturday, Feb. 5. (Tami Quan Photography)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Liam Vanderkooi stopped 32 of the 33 shots he faced in a 2-1 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Feb. 4, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

‘Unreal backhand saucer pass’ part of 2-1 Salmon Arm Silverbacks victory

The Silverbacks defeated the Trail Smoke Eaters 2-1 at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Liam Vanderkooi stopped 32 of the 33 shots he faced in a 2-1 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Feb. 4, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Nathan Morin’s third-period goal gave Salmon Arm a 5-4 lead in Cranbrook Saturday, Jan. 30. It wasn’t enough as the Silverbacks dropped a 6-5 BCHL shootout decision to the hometown Bucks. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Cranbrook Bucks rally to edge Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Shootout required after hometown Bucks get late third-period marker and win game 6-5 on penalty shots

Nathan Morin’s third-period goal gave Salmon Arm a 5-4 lead in Cranbrook Saturday, Jan. 30. It wasn’t enough as the Silverbacks dropped a 6-5 BCHL shootout decision to the hometown Bucks. (Chris Fowler Photo)
Salmon Arm goalie Liam Vanderkooi shut the door in the third period on the upset-minded Centennials Saturday, Jan. 22, in Merritt. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks rally to beat Merritt

Backs score four unanswered goals in final 20 minutes for 6-3 BCHL road win

Salmon Arm goalie Liam Vanderkooi shut the door in the third period on the upset-minded Centennials Saturday, Jan. 22, in Merritt. (Chris Fowler Photo)
The Vernon Vipers came from behind to beat the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-3 in overtime on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)

Vernon Vipers rally to beat Salmon Arm in overtime

The Vipers came back from 3-1 down in the second period to beat the Backs

The Vernon Vipers came from behind to beat the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-3 in overtime on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Ethan Ullrick scored his first career BCHL goal on Oct. 20, 2021. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

‘Dream come true’: Salmon Arm Silverbacks player to play Division 1 college hockey

Silverbacks now have 12 players committed to playing NCAA Division 1 hockey in the U.S.

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Ethan Ullrick scored his first career BCHL goal on Oct. 20, 2021. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

BCHL Road Show event featuring Salmon Arm Silverbacks postponed due to COVID-19

Two regular season games scheduled in Burns Lake will now be played in Prince George

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say started 2022 with a 3-0 shutout against the Vernon Vipers on Jan. 1. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks pick up pair of wins over Vernon Vipers on weekend

The Silverbacks now have 22 wins in 27 games this season

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say started 2022 with a 3-0 shutout against the Vernon Vipers on Jan. 1. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goaltender Liam Vanderkooi stopped 28 of 30 shots in a 4-2 victory over the Merritt Centennials on Dec. 29, 2021. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defeat Merritt Centennials 4-2, move into 1st place in BCHL

Silverbacks the first team in the B.C. Hockey League to reach 20 wins

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goaltender Liam Vanderkooi stopped 28 of 30 shots in a 4-2 victory over the Merritt Centennials on Dec. 29, 2021. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks photo)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say. (File photo)

Out-of-conference Salmon Arm Silverbacks games cancelled, in-conference games added

The Silverbacks currently sit in second place overall in the British Columbia Hockey League

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say. (File photo)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Noah Serdachny scored 3 goals in a 4-3 win over the Prince George Spruce Kings at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm on Dec. 17, 2021. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defeat Prince George 4-3 thanks to Serdachny hat-trick

The Silverbacks and Spruce Kings were in Salmon Arm for BCHL action Friday night

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Noah Serdachny scored 3 goals in a 4-3 win over the Prince George Spruce Kings at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm on Dec. 17, 2021. (Contributed)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Lucas Matta and his teammates were blanked 5-0 by the Prince George Spruce Kings in BCHL action Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Shaw Centre. Matta has committed to Western Michigan University. (Chris Fowler Image)

Prince George throws blanket over Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ offence

Spruce Kings score 5-0 BCHL win at the Shaw Centre Saturday, Dec. 4

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Lucas Matta and his teammates were blanked 5-0 by the Prince George Spruce Kings in BCHL action Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Shaw Centre. Matta has committed to Western Michigan University. (Chris Fowler Image)