Trail Smoke Eaters

Image: Trophy Town trailer

Trophy Town trailer previews film release

Trophy Town, the story of the ‘39 and ‘61 Trail Smoke Eaters set for possible release in March

 

Montrose product Connor Jones mixes it up with players at Trail’s Champions Hockey School. Connor will join brother Kellen to play for Vasterviks IsHockey Klubb in the Swedish league in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Jones twins reunite in Swedish hockey league

Montrose products Connor and Kellen Jones will skate for Vaterviks IK of the Swedish league

 

Former Trail Smoke Eaters forward Carson Briere earned Rookie of the Week honours for Mercyhurst after tallying a division leading five-points in two games. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Former Smoke Eater earns NCAA Rookie of Week

Smoke Eaters alumnus Carson Briere tallies five points in two games for rookie of week honour

 

Connor Jones - Top Shelf Stories

Top Shelf Stories: Don’t worry Mom, elves build the toys

Connor Jones shares memories of youth and family, life and sports, while growing up in Montrose

  • Dec 24, 2020
Connor Jones - Top Shelf Stories
1961-62 Trail Smoke Eaters captain Cal Hockley and Norm Lenardon stop for a photo in front of the mural dedicated to the ‘61 Smoke Eaters and Minor Hockey Day in Canada<font face="Courier New, Courier, monospace" size="3"></font>. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Cal Hockley passes, leaves lasting legacy for the Silver City

Cal was a fixture at the Smoke Eaters games and longtime supporter of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks

1961-62 Trail Smoke Eaters captain Cal Hockley and Norm Lenardon stop for a photo in front of the mural dedicated to the ‘61 Smoke Eaters and Minor Hockey Day in Canada<font face="Courier New, Courier, monospace" size="3"></font>. Photo: Jim Bailey.
‘61 Smoke Eaters captain Cal Hockley and former Trail Mayor Mike Martin drop the puck on a game between the Trail Smoke Eaters alumni and the Montreal Canadians alumni in February, 2018. Photo: Jim Bailey

Senior Smoke Eaters annual Christmas reunion cancelled

The popular dinner sees up to 70 Trail Senior Smoke Eaters and WIHL alumni meet annually in December

‘61 Smoke Eaters captain Cal Hockley and former Trail Mayor Mike Martin drop the puck on a game between the Trail Smoke Eaters alumni and the Montreal Canadians alumni in February, 2018. Photo: Jim Bailey
St. Michael’s Catholic School is one of eight schools receiving a $2,000 donation from the Murphy Family Foundation.

Murphy Family Foundation lends support to West Kootenay schools

The Murphy Foundation provides generous alternative to ‘Trail Smoke Eaters in schools’ campaign

St. Michael’s Catholic School is one of eight schools receiving a $2,000 donation from the Murphy Family Foundation.
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Trail Smoke Eaters win high-scoring thriller against the Centennials

Smoke Eater forward Connor Sweeney scores the game winner, upsets a gritty comeback from Merritt

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L-R: Rachel Swanson and Allison McCarthy representing the Trail Smoke Eaters, and Brian Stefani, school principal. Photo: Submitted

Murphy family donates to Greater Trail education

$2,000 USD will go toward elementary school causes

L-R: Rachel Swanson and Allison McCarthy representing the Trail Smoke Eaters, and Brian Stefani, school principal. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Smoke Eaters defeated the Prince George Spruce Kings 2-1 in overtime on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail Smoke Eaters skate to shootout win over Prince George Spruce Kings

Trail Smoke Eaters shut out Merrit Centennials, beat P.G. Spruce Kings in shootout

The Trail Smoke Eaters defeated the Prince George Spruce Kings 2-1 in overtime on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Cody Schiavon scored the overtime winner in a 6-5 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday in Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.

Smoke Eaters take 3-2 Kootenay Cup lead over Bucks with OT win

Cody Schiavon scores overtime winner to lift Trail Smoke Eaters to 6-5 victory over Cranbrook Bucks.

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Cody Schiavon scored the overtime winner in a 6-5 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday in Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness committed to play for University of Connecticut in 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail Smoke Eater goalie Terness commits to Connecticut

Trail Smoke Eaters resume Kootenay Cup vs Cranbrook Bucks with pair of weekend games in Cranbrook

  • Nov 4, 2020
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness committed to play for University of Connecticut in 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Sharp shooters sharply dressed

Check out the Trail Times later this month to meet the Trail Smoke Eaters 2020/21 Junior A roster

Photo: Trail Historical Society
Trail Hockey Club Society goes online with 50/50

Trail Hockey Club Society goes online with 50/50

Smoke Eaters fans can still support the Trail Hockey Club Society by getting their 50/50 online

Trail Hockey Club Society goes online with 50/50
The Trail Smoke Eaters are scheduled to open the extended exhibition season against the Cranbrook Bucks on Oct. 3. Jim Bailey photo.

Trail Smoke Eaters to host Cranbrook Bucks to open exhibition season

The BCHL announces a 100-plus game exhibition season

The Trail Smoke Eaters are scheduled to open the extended exhibition season against the Cranbrook Bucks on Oct. 3. Jim Bailey photo.
Top Shelf Stories: I’m not that fast

Top Shelf Stories: I’m not that fast

Connor Jones reminisces about growing up in the West Kootenay Village of Montrose

Top Shelf Stories: I’m not that fast
Trail Smoke Eaters source talent from ID camp

Trail Smoke Eaters source talent from ID camp

The Trail Smoke Eaters future looks bright following Identification Camp

Trail Smoke Eaters source talent from ID camp
Trail’s Champions Hockey School happy to get kids back on the ice

Trail’s Champions Hockey School happy to get kids back on the ice

Popular Champions Hockey School goes ahead with pandemic protocols in place

Trail’s Champions Hockey School happy to get kids back on the ice
You cut me off!

You cut me off!

Top Shelf Stories by Connor Jones

  • Aug 6, 2020
You cut me off!
Trail Smoke Eaters owner looks for silver lining in Silver City

Trail Smoke Eaters owner looks for silver lining in Silver City

Trail Smoke Eaters owner Rich Murphy is looking forward to getting the team back on the ice

Trail Smoke Eaters owner looks for silver lining in Silver City