Hayles, Iannone commit to Silverbacks

May 04, 2016

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) today announced they have committed to Okanagan Hockey Academy’s Riley Hayles and Nathan Iannone for the 2016-17 season.

Riley_Hayles_crop.jpgHayles, 17, has spent the past three seasons with OHA. The Delta, BC product appeared in 24 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) games with the OHA Elite 15s team during the 2013-14 season, netting 13 points (2-11-13). The blueliner has spent the past two seasons with OHA Prep Red, registering a combined 48 points (7-41-48) in 63 CSSHL games.

Iannone, 17, has also spent the past three seasons with OHA. The Penticton, BC product suited up with the OHA Elite Nathan_Iannone_crop.jpg15s team during the 2013-14 season, registering 12 points (5-7-12) in 24 CSSHL games. He spent the past two seasons with OHA Prep Red, compiling a combined 74 points (39-35-74) in 60 CSSHL games.

The Silverbacks play in the BCHL’s Interior Division. They compiled a 29-20-5-4 record during the 2015-16 season. Notable Silverbacks alumni include Travis Zajac and Andrew Ebbett. 

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