The Silverbacks traded 18-year-old Clive Rozdeba to the AJHL’s Grande Praire Storm for future considerations on Tuesday. The 6’3, 230lbs defenseman from Calgary, Alberta had 0 points and 0 penalty minutes the 11 regular season games.
The Backs also gave Marcus Russell is outright release on Tuesday. The 18-year-old forward from Traverse City, Michigan scored once and had 0 penalty minutes in his eight regular season games.
AP Alex Astasiewicz has been called up from the Junior B Golden Rockets in the KIJHL. The 16-year-old defenseman from Salmon Arm played twice with the Silverbacks last season as an AP while playing with the Thompson Blazers Major Midget team out of Kamloops. Astasiewicz has 11 points in 15 games this season with Golden.
Silverbacks General Manager Troy Mick explains the moves.
And, AP Jonathan Lee will play tonight in Trail. The 17-year-old forward from Vancouver has 22 points in 14 games and leads the Kelowna Chiefs in scoring in the KIJHL.