The Trail Smoke Eaters announced the hiring of Kim Penner as the team’s new trainer and athletic therapist earlier this week.
Kim joins the Smoke Eaters after five years experience in the BC Major Midget League, most recently as trainer for the Valley West Hawks. She possesses a Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford.
Each club will play two games at the event that count towards the regular season standings.
Last year at the inaugural Showcase, there were close to 200 scouts from the college and professional ranks taking in the action.