Saturday, June 9, 2018

Silverbacks Part Ways With Former Vernon Laker-Viper Mick:

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have parted ways with former Vernon Lakers-Vernon Vipers forward, Assistant Coach & Head Coach-GM Troy Mick.

Mick has spent the past six seasons with the Silverbacks.

Mick played two seasons with the Vernon Lakers (1984-1986) before leaving the Lakers for the Merritt Warriors. Mick was also an Assistant Coach and in charge of marketing with the Vernon Lakers for two seasons (1993-1995) & spent one season as an Assistant Coach with the Vernon Vipers (1995-1996) before being named the Vipers Head Coach-GM the following season. Mick was Head Coach-GM of the Vipers for four years (1996-2000) before leaving for the Western Hockey League Portland Winterhawks. Mick returned to the Vipers as GM for two seasons (2005-07) before leaving in 2007 to sell real estate in Mexico. Mick was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in round 7 #130 overall at the 1988 NHL Entry Draft.

Troy Mick's Player-Coach Profile:

This is posted on the Silverbacks website:

Silverbacks Part Ways With Mick

June 8, 2018

by sasilverbacks

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SALMON ARM, June 8, 2018 — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks Hockey Club board of directors and President Troy Mick have agreed mutually to part ways effective immediately.

“I have truly enjoyed my 5 years in Salmon Arm and I have met so many great people” Stated Troy Mick. I would like to thank the board of directors, Staff, Players, Parents, Volunteers, Fans and all of the corporate sponsors for allowing me to be a part of this amazing community.

It has been an honor to wear the Silverbacks logo with pride and I wish nothing but success to the franchise in the future. I will be a Silverbacks Alumni forever and will miss the Shaw Centre!

On behalf of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks & Ownership Group we would like to thank Troy for his dedication & passion to the organization. His involvement in the community has been a great asset to the team’s success over the past 5 years. We wish him all the best in future endeavors.

For more information please contact the Silverbacks Hockey Office at 250-832-3856


vipersdiehardfan said...

Could we see Troy Mick return to the Vipers? Not as a coach/or gm but maybe in some type of role helping out the Wray family run the hockey team?

Anonymous said...

Please No! Troy is a great guy but his luck at running a franchise has expired

Anonymous said...

LOL more likely to see him getting laughed out of court