Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Submitted by Kyle Anderson
The West Kelowna Warriors have acquired Michael Roberts (95) from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in exchange for the CJHL playing rights of Shane Danyluk (94) and future considerations.
Roberts, a native of Vernon, BC has played in 2 BCHL seasons, donning the uniform of the Vernon Vipers, Surrey Eagles, Trail Smoke Eaters, and lastly the Silverbacks.
In 117 BCHL Games, he’s scored 12 goals and added 21 assists for 33 points. Roberts also put up 49 points in 44 games, including 27 goals for the Revelstoke Grizzlies of the KIJHL in 2011/2012.
“In acquiring Michael we get a veteran player than can play in all situations,” said Head Coach Rylan Ferster, “I have known Michael for a number of years and know exactly the type of person we are bringing in.”
For further comment, contact Rylan Ferster at 250-859-3386.
The Warriors open up Main Camp on Friday August 29th at Royal Lepage Place. The 1st Exhibition game is scheduled for Sunday August 31st @ 7 PM, when West Kelowna hosts Merritt at RLP.