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Prince Albert defenceman Braydan Smith is joining the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season.

Smoke Eaters commit defenceman Braydan Smith

Trail Smoke Eaters welcome UConn commited defenceman Braydan Smith to the BCHL

 

Champions Hockey School organizer Connor Jones and instructor Jake Lucchini (right) explain a drill to a captivated group of young hockey proteges at Champions Hockey School back in 2016. The camp has been running for 14 seasons and hits Cominco ice on Monday, Aug. 8. Photo: Jim Bailey

Champions Hockey School hits Cominco ice

New dad and Champions Hockey School organizer, Connor Jones, may see his last camp this year

 

Smoke Eaters assistant coach Dallas Calvin (left) will remain behind the bench but also take on duties of Director of Scouting this season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters name Calvin head of scouting

Smoke Eaters assistant coach Dallas Calvin takes on task of recruiting new talent

 

Minnesota product Adam Marshall is a gritty forward with a great shot and a penchant for finding the back of the net. Photo: contributed

Smoke Eaters sign high scoring forward

Minnesota forward Adam Marshall commits to the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season

  • Jul 5, 2022
Minnesota product Adam Marshall is a gritty forward with a great shot and a penchant for finding the back of the net. Photo: contributed
Colorado Avalanche centre Alex Newhook is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a regular-season goal in March. Newhook, a former Victoria Grizzlies star, won a Stanley Cup on Sunday with the Avs following a 2-1 win over two-time defending champion Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Alex Newhook second former Victoria Grizzlies player in 3 years to hoist Stanley Cup

The pride of St. John’s, Colorado Avalanche centre joins Blues’ Bozak on short list

Colorado Avalanche centre Alex Newhook is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a regular-season goal in March. Newhook, a former Victoria Grizzlies star, won a Stanley Cup on Sunday with the Avs following a 2-1 win over two-time defending champion Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Smoke Eaters sign power forward

Trail Smoke Eater bolstered its line up with the commitment of Vermont native Jack Kurrle

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Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail Smoke Eaters Allison McCarthy earns top BCHL marketing award

The BCHL marketing award was voted on by fellow marketers and league staff

Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The Trail Smoke Eaters will renew play against Coastal Conference teams this year, after the BCHL cancelled travel to the Lower Mainland due to flooding and road closures last season. Photo: Jim Bailey

BCHL releases 2022-23 league schedule

Showcase dates coming, 52 of 54 Trail Smoke Eaters games scheduled for the 2022-23 season

The Trail Smoke Eaters will renew play against Coastal Conference teams this year, after the BCHL cancelled travel to the Lower Mainland due to flooding and road closures last season. Photo: Jim Bailey
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BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

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Trail sent Connor Michaud to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons as part of a futures deal made in January. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters lose veteran players, add highend rookie

Trail Smoke Eaters fulfill futures trades, lose Michaud and Moger

Trail sent Connor Michaud to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons as part of a futures deal made in January. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Trail Smoke Eaters next ID camp goes in Vancouver June 10-12. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters sign Connor Seeley

The Kelowna product was impressive at ID camp and will add size and skill to the Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters next ID camp goes in Vancouver June 10-12. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Penticton Vees blow out Nanaimo Clippers to sweep series and win BCHL championship

Penticton wins Game 4 by 8-2 score Wednesday, May 18, in Nanaimo

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City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo bars, Penticton wine on the line as mayors bet on BCHL finals

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog makes friendly wager with Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki

City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)
Former Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward and Trail native Judah Makway has committed to the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Local Trail product commits to Smoke Eaters

Judah Makway will make the jump from the KIJHL to the BCHL as a Trail Smoke Eater in 2022-23

Former Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward and Trail native Judah Makway has committed to the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Coalson Wolford was named captain of the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2021-22 season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters captain commits to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Smoke Eater Coalson Wolford will continue his education and hockey career with NCAA Blugolds

  • May 4, 2022
Coalson Wolford was named captain of the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2021-22 season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters wound up their ID Camp with a Silver vs Orange game on Sunday to get a closer look at the top 40 attendees. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters ID hot prospects at spring camp

Smoke Eaters coaching staff impressed with compete level of up-and-coming Greater Trail skaters

Trail Smoke Eaters wound up their ID Camp with a Silver vs Orange game on Sunday to get a closer look at the top 40 attendees. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Penticton Vees will host the West Kelowna Warriors in Game 1 of the Interior Conference Final on Friday, April 29. Photo: Jim Bailey

BCHL: Penticton Vees face West Kelowna Warriors in Interior final

The Penticton Vees will face the West Kelowna Warriors in the BCHL…

The Penticton Vees will host the West Kelowna Warriors in Game 1 of the Interior Conference Final on Friday, April 29. Photo: Jim Bailey
Talented players like Smoke Eaters forward Ridge Dawson is expected to return next year and was selected during Trail’s ID camps last year. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters primed for ID Camp

About 100 players will attend the Trail Smoke Eaters ID camp going from April 29 to May 1

Talented players like Smoke Eaters forward Ridge Dawson is expected to return next year and was selected during Trail’s ID camps last year. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters alumnus Kent Johnson signed a three-year contract with Columbus Blue Jackets April 8. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kent Johnson signs NHL contract with Blue Jackets

The former Smoke Eater joined the Columbus Blue Jackets this week after signing a 3-year deal

Trail Smoke Eaters alumnus Kent Johnson signed a three-year contract with Columbus Blue Jackets April 8. Photo: Jim Bailey
Penticton defeated Trail 5-1 on Thursday at SOEC to win series in five games. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters eliminated by Penticton Vees

The Penticton Vees skated to a 5-1 victory in Game 5 to win the Interior quarter-final over Trail

Penticton defeated Trail 5-1 on Thursday at SOEC to win series in five games. Photo: Jim Bailey