Salmon Arm-Westside Trade:

New Westside coach and GM Rylan Ferster made his first trade with his former club today, as Salmon Arm sent D Dustin Cave (94) to the Warriors for F Stefan Nicholishen (93).

Here’s the release from the Warriors website:

The Westside Warriors have traded forward Stefan Nicholishen (’93) to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks for defenseman Dustin Cave (’94).

“Acquiring Dustin gives us some added size and toughness to our back end,” says Warriors Head Coach/GM Rylan Ferster. “I know Dustin quite well having watched him since Midget. He is a first class young man with an outstanding work ethic”

Nicholishen played in 40 games last year split between Penticton and Westside amassing 9 points.

Cave played in 46 games last year for the ‘Backs and tallied 4 points and 24 penalty minutes. He also had 2 goals and 1 assist in 15 playoff games.

The Warriors newest player is 5’11 and 190 pounds.

Cave will be in Westside for the start of training camp on August 31st, 2011.

The Warriors would like the thank Stefan for all his tireless work in the community and on the ice while with Westside.

Here’s how the deal breaks down…

To Westside:
D Dustin Cave (94)
To Salmon Arm:
F Stefan Nicholishen (93)

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