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Tyler Shattock (left) has joined the Silverbacks as a new addition to the coaching staff, and Mike Bois (right) is the team’s new athletic therapist. (Facebook/Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks add new staff to support, coaching roles

Tyler Shattock joins as coach, Mike Bois somes in as athletic therapist

Tyler Shattock (left) has joined the Silverbacks as a new addition to the coaching staff, and Mike Bois (right) is the team’s new athletic therapist. (Facebook/Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Mitch Andres of the Vernon Vipers gets a wrap around past Andy Stevens of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Silverbacks rally past Vipers

BCHL overtime Hallowe’en thriller at Kal Tire Place

Mitch Andres of the Vernon Vipers gets a wrap around past Andy Stevens of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Silverbacks’ Hudson Schandor hunkers down for the faceoff against Carter Jones of the Trail Smoke Eaters during their Oct. 27 game at the Shaw Centre. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks go 2-1 in three-game stretch

Game against Smoke Eaters clutched with huge third period comeback

Silverbacks’ Hudson Schandor hunkers down for the faceoff against Carter Jones of the Trail Smoke Eaters during their Oct. 27 game at the Shaw Centre. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silverbacks defenceman Ethan McLaughlin grabs the puck from behind West Kelowna’s net during the Sept. 29 game at the Shaw Centre, looking to keep possession as Warriors’ defenders close in. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks offence comes up short in West Kelowna

Yewta Plamondon scores first BCHL goal, ‘Backs play two more this weekend

Silverbacks defenceman Ethan McLaughlin grabs the puck from behind West Kelowna’s net during the Sept. 29 game at the Shaw Centre, looking to keep possession as Warriors’ defenders close in. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silverbacks sign new goalie, Unruh receives player of the week mention

Silverbacks sign new goalie, Unruh receives player of the week mention

Matthew Armitage joins the Salmon Arm squad from the Calgary Hitmen

Silverbacks sign new goalie, Unruh receives player of the week mention
Jonathan Krahn of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks winds up for a shot on the Vernon Vipers’ net as Vipers defenceman Austin Chorney goes for a poke check during a game at the Shaw Centre on Sunday, Oct. 21. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks triumph over Alberni Valley and Vernon

Nick Unruh makes a hat-trick on home ice, earns mention from BCHL

Jonathan Krahn of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks winds up for a shot on the Vernon Vipers’ net as Vipers defenceman Austin Chorney goes for a poke check during a game at the Shaw Centre on Sunday, Oct. 21. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silverbacks head coach Scott Atkinson talks injuries, upcoming games

Silverbacks head coach Scott Atkinson talks injuries, upcoming games

Team is feeling confident ahead of matches against Alberni Valley, Vernon

Silverbacks head coach Scott Atkinson talks injuries, upcoming games
Silverbacks’ forward Noah Wakeford scans the ice for passing options as Merritt players close in from all angles during the ‘Backs home-opener Sept. 7 at the Shaw Centre, where they won 4-2. The Silverbacks suffered a 5-0 loss during their most recent visit to Merritt Oct. 17, which saw four players off the ice due to injuries and a suspension. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Depleted roster contributes to Silverbacks’ 5-0 loss to Merritt

Four key players off the ice due to injury, suspension

Silverbacks’ forward Noah Wakeford scans the ice for passing options as Merritt players close in from all angles during the ‘Backs home-opener Sept. 7 at the Shaw Centre, where they won 4-2. The Silverbacks suffered a 5-0 loss during their most recent visit to Merritt Oct. 17, which saw four players off the ice due to injuries and a suspension. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silverbacks forward Nick Unruh ended his 10-game scoring drought with a goal against the Penticton Vees Friday night, followed by another in the shootout to seal the game for Salmon Arm. Pictured here, Unruh looks to get around a Merritt Centennials defender during the Sept. 15 match at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks win over Penticton Vees, lose to Prince George

Junior A squad faces Merritt, Alberni Valley and Vernon this week

Silverbacks forward Nick Unruh ended his 10-game scoring drought with a goal against the Penticton Vees Friday night, followed by another in the shootout to seal the game for Salmon Arm. Pictured here, Unruh looks to get around a Merritt Centennials defender during the Sept. 15 match at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silverbacks forward Justin Wilson charges up the boards with the puck while Warriors’ defenceman Declan Douthart and forward Max Bulawka follow behind in hot pursuit during their Oct. 5 match at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks triumph 5-2 against West Kelowna Warriors

Team suits up in pink jerseys for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Silverbacks forward Justin Wilson charges up the boards with the puck while Warriors’ defenceman Declan Douthart and forward Max Bulawka follow behind in hot pursuit during their Oct. 5 match at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Four former Salmon Arm Silverbacks are listed on the rosters of clubs vying for the Stanley Cup. (File photo)

Four former Silverbacks will be on NHL rosters

Josh Manson, Ben Street, Riley Nash and Travis Zajac made the cut for the pro league’s opening night

Four former Salmon Arm Silverbacks are listed on the rosters of clubs vying for the Stanley Cup. (File photo)
(From left) Olson Werenka, Logan Shaw, Akito Hirose and Tyson Gayfer come together to celebrate Gayfer’s goal in the first period to tie the match against West Kelowna Sept. 29 at the Shaw Centre. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks break even in double-header against West Kelowna

Warriors’ drop ‘Backs in road game, stopped short in rematch

(From left) Olson Werenka, Logan Shaw, Akito Hirose and Tyson Gayfer come together to celebrate Gayfer’s goal in the first period to tie the match against West Kelowna Sept. 29 at the Shaw Centre. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Defenceman Akito Hirose skates the puck up the ice, flanked by Andy Stevens and Matthew Verboon and trailed by two Merritt players. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks drop Merritt 4-2 in home opener game

Locking down first win of the season on home-ice

Defenceman Akito Hirose skates the puck up the ice, flanked by Andy Stevens and Matthew Verboon and trailed by two Merritt players. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
BCHL teams involved in tribute to Humboldt Broncos

BCHL teams involved in tribute to Humboldt Broncos

Special banner will be unveiled at regular season home games

BCHL teams involved in tribute to Humboldt Broncos
Vernon’s Troy Mick has been hired as president of the new USA-Central Hockey League based in Texas. (Morning Star File)

Vernon’s Mick headed to Texas

Hired as president of upstart USA-Central Hockey League

Vernon’s Troy Mick has been hired as president of the new USA-Central Hockey League based in Texas. (Morning Star File)
Streaking Penticton Vees sink Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Streaking Penticton Vees sink Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Penticton Vees played host to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Wednesday night

Streaking Penticton Vees sink Salmon Arm Silverbacks
Tychonick pots winner for Vees

Tychonick pots winner for Vees

The Penticton Vees opened the B.C. Hockey League season with road win over Merritt

Tychonick pots winner for Vees
High hockey IQ helps Vees adapt quick

High hockey IQ helps Vees adapt quick

The Penticton Vees sign Henry Enebak, adding depth to their forward group before season starts

High hockey IQ helps Vees adapt quick
Vees send defenceman to Warriors, land needed centre

Vees send defenceman to Warriors, land needed centre

The Penticton Vees traded Garrett Ewert to the Warriors, get centre from Melfort Mustangs

  • Sep 5, 2017
Vees send defenceman to Warriors, land needed centre
Ward, Tychonick names Vees assistant captains

Ward, Tychonick names Vees assistant captains

Taylor Ward and Jonny Tychonick named Penticton Vees assistant captains

  • Sep 4, 2017
Ward, Tychonick names Vees assistant captains