Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward is moving on to play for Marian University in Wisconsin. (BCHL photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward signs with U.S. university

In five playoff games against the Vernon Vipers Jack Sampson scored one goal and one assist

A Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward has committed to play for Marian University in Wisconsin university.

Jack Sampson, 20, was acquired by the Silverbacks at trade deadline from the Corpus Christi IceRays for the 2018/19 season. He played 19 games on the ‘Backs lineup. In the 14 regular season games, he tallied eight points, and in the five playoff games versus the Vernon Vipers, he had one goal and one assist.

“We are very excited to learn that Jack Sampson has committed to attend and play for Marian University,” said Silverbacks general manager and head coach Scott Atkinson. “Jack’s character, leadership, and hockey skill will benefit the Sabres lineup. We’d like to thank Jack for the contributions he made to our team last season, and wish him every success in the future.”

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