Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Somewhere in the pack being celebrated by his teammates is Vernon Vipers forward Zack Tonelli, who scored in overtime Wednesday afternoon, April 14, to give the Snakes a 6-5 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in B.C. Hockey League pod play at Kal Tire Place. (Liza Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers bite Salmon Arm Silverbacks in OT

Snakes blow 5-3 third-period lead, rally in extra time for 6-5 pod play result over rivals

 

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Kieran Ruscheinski (right) sticks close to Vernon Vipers forward Logan Lorenz during Salmon Arm’s 2-1 overtime win in B.C. Hockey League pod play Saturday, April 10, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Mack attack paces Salmon Arm Silverbacks past Vernon

Sullivan Mack scores both goals, including beautiful OT winner, in Gorillas’ 2-1 BCHL pod play win over Snakes

 

The Vernon Vipers defeated the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-1 to kick off Pod Season Friday, April 2, 2021. (Lisa Mazurek photo)

WATCH: Salmon Arm Silverbacks drop Pod Season opener to Vernon

The Vipers earned a 4-1 victory over the Backs Friday

 

Nick Kent had three assists to lead the Vernon Vipers over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-1 Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)

New additions push Vernon Vipers past Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Freshly signed WHL talents Josh Prokop and Tyler Carpendale both had goals in Friday night’s tilt

Nick Kent had three assists to lead the Vernon Vipers over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-1 Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have named defenceman Hunter sansbury as their captain heading into the 2020/21 season. (Salmon Arm Silverbacks Photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks name Hunter Sansbury team captain

The defenceman joined the team last season and immediately made a positive impact.

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have named defenceman Hunter sansbury as their captain heading into the 2020/21 season. (Salmon Arm Silverbacks Photo)
Billet homes needed for Shuswap hockey teams

Billet homes needed for Shuswap hockey teams

Silverbacks, Eagles, Heat put out call for host homes for players

Billet homes needed for Shuswap hockey teams
Forward Carter Loney is the most recent addition to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 2020/21 roster. (Jon Howe photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks welcome Manitoba Junior Hockey League-leading rookie Carter Loney

Recent acquisition expected to be a Silverbacks fan favourite for 2020/21 season

Forward Carter Loney is the most recent addition to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 2020/21 roster. (Jon Howe photo)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks swept their playoff series against the Victoria Grizzlies. (File photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks sweep first round in playoff series

The ‘Backs bested the Victoria Grizzlies to advance to the second round of the BCHL playoffs

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks swept their playoff series against the Victoria Grizzlies. (File photo)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks won their first 2020 playoff game against the Victoria Grizzlies 2-1 at the Shaw Centre o Feb. 28. (Clancy Whiteside/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks up two games to start playoff series

The Silverbacks take their lead to Victoria for another game on March 2.

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks won their first 2020 playoff game against the Victoria Grizzlies 2-1 at the Shaw Centre o Feb. 28. (Clancy Whiteside/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silverbacks defenceman Akito Hirose has been named to the BCHL first-team All-Star squad after an impressive 2019-2020 regular season. (File photo)

Silverbacks’ Hirose named to All-Star squad

Veteran defenceman coming off an impressive 2019-2020 season.

Silverbacks defenceman Akito Hirose has been named to the BCHL first-team All-Star squad after an impressive 2019-2020 regular season. (File photo)
Luke Mylymok and William Poirier outpace a Merritt Centennials defender in an attempt to score during the Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ 3-2 home win to close out their regular season on Feb. 23. (Clancy Whiteside -Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks bound for playoff showdown versus Victoria Grizzlies

Shuswap team tohave home-ice advantage to start the series

Luke Mylymok and William Poirier outpace a Merritt Centennials defender in an attempt to score during the Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ 3-2 home win to close out their regular season on Feb. 23. (Clancy Whiteside -Salmon Arm Observer)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Coalson Wolford will be presented with his Shaw BCHL Community Hero Award at Salmon Arm’s final home game at the Shaw Centre on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (Garrett James Photography)

Silverbacks forward receives BCHL Community Hero Award

Award presentation for Coalson Wolford to take place Sunday, Feb. 23

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Coalson Wolford will be presented with his Shaw BCHL Community Hero Award at Salmon Arm’s final home game at the Shaw Centre on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (Garrett James Photography)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward signs with U.S. university

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

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward signs with U.S. university
Salmon Arm Silverbacks award players for performance and commitment

Salmon Arm Silverbacks award players for performance and commitment

Matthew Verboon claims player of the year, top scorer after stellar season

Salmon Arm Silverbacks award players for performance and commitment
Silverbacks alumni Taro Hirose (left) skates in the 2018 Detroit Red Wings development camp. Hirose was invited to the camp as a free agent, and played his first NHL game March 19. (Facebook/Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

Two Silverbacks alumni finalists for prestigious award

Taro Hirose, Chase Priskie make final 10 nominees for Hobey Baker award

Silverbacks alumni Taro Hirose (left) skates in the 2018 Detroit Red Wings development camp. Hirose was invited to the camp as a free agent, and played his first NHL game March 19. (Facebook/Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Silverbacks’ goalie Ethan Langenegger moves to the corner to block a backhand shot from Vernon’s Ben Sanderson during game 2 of the 2019 playoff series in Vernon. (Vernon Morning Star photo)

Silverbacks’ goalie receives BCHL praise after playoffs

Ethan Langenegger clocks 117 minutes in net in one game, stopping 52 of 56 goals

Silverbacks’ goalie Ethan Langenegger moves to the corner to block a backhand shot from Vernon’s Ben Sanderson during game 2 of the 2019 playoff series in Vernon. (Vernon Morning Star photo)
The Vernon Vipers needed three overtime periods to beat the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-3 in B.C. Hockey League playoff action Friday at Kal Tire Place. The Vipers win the opening round series in five games, and start round two on Friday. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

Vernon Vipers eliminate Salmon Arm in 3OT

Hometown hero Matt Kowalski scores late in third overtime to send Vipers to next round

The Vernon Vipers needed three overtime periods to beat the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-3 in B.C. Hockey League playoff action Friday at Kal Tire Place. The Vipers win the opening round series in five games, and start round two on Friday. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
Silverbacks’ forward Aiden Jenner and Vipers’ forward Lane Zablocki grapple for possession during the March 6 playoff game in Salmon Arm. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Silverbacks need win to keep playoff hopes alive

Shuswap skaters looking for an upset on Vernon Vipers’ home ice

Silverbacks’ forward Aiden Jenner and Vipers’ forward Lane Zablocki grapple for possession during the March 6 playoff game in Salmon Arm. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Vipers hang on to early lead to make playoff series 3-1 against Silverbacks

Vipers hang on to early lead to make playoff series 3-1 against Silverbacks

Defensive play, steady goaltending keeps Vernon ahead of Salmon Arm

Vipers hang on to early lead to make playoff series 3-1 against Silverbacks
Vernon’s Ben Sanderson faces down Silverbacks’ goalie Ethan Langenegger during game 2 of the playoff series in Vernon. (Vernon Morning Star photo)

Silverbacks down 2-1 in playoff series versus Vipers

Fierce competition pushes two games in a row to extra time

Vernon’s Ben Sanderson faces down Silverbacks’ goalie Ethan Langenegger during game 2 of the playoff series in Vernon. (Vernon Morning Star photo)