Trail Smoke Eaters

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
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 2008 Junior Smoke Eaters captured the championship ring at the BC Mayhem Spring Tournament in Coquitlam with a convincing 7-2 win over Kamloops.

Trail Jr. Smoke Eaters teams wrap up successful spring season

The 2008 and 2009 Jr. Smoke Eaters battle their way to finals at BC Mayhem tournament in Coquitlam

The 2008 Junior Smoke Eaters captured the championship ring at the BC Mayhem Spring Tournament in Coquitlam with a convincing 7-2 win over Kamloops.
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
Graduating Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Evan Fradette will move on to play for Red Deer Polytechnic of the ACAC. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail goalie commits to Red Deer Polytechnic

Graduating Smoke Eaters goalie Evan Fradette is taking his talent to the Red Deer Kings of the ACAC

Graduating Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Evan Fradette will move on to play for Red Deer Polytechnic of the ACAC. Photo: Jim Bailey
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

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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
Robert Baker stymies Team MAC forward Rob Stroud not once but twice to keep Team Baker within striking distance in the final of the rec hockey tournament Sunday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Team MAC wins McLean Cup in rec hockey tournament

Organizers draft four new teams to compete in a fun year-end adult tournament in Trail

Robert Baker stymies Team MAC forward Rob Stroud not once but twice to keep Team Baker within striking distance in the final of the rec hockey tournament Sunday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Robert Baker stymies Team MAC forward Rob Stroud not once but twice to keep Team Baker within striking distance in the final of the rec hockey tournament Sunday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Team MAC wins McLean Cup in rec hockey tournament

Organizers draft four new teams to compete in a fun year-end adult tournament in Trail

Robert Baker stymies Team MAC forward Rob Stroud not once but twice to keep Team Baker within striking distance in the final of the rec hockey tournament Sunday. 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
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Cole Tisdale battled more than just pucks in Game 4 of the Interior Conference quarterfinal, but fell to the Penticton Vees 2-1 on Tuesday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Trail Smoke Eaters fall 2-1 to Penticton Vees

Penticton Vees pull off back-to-back 2-1 wins over the Trail Smoke Eaters, head to SOEC for Game 5

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Cole Tisdale battled more than just pucks in Game 4 of the Interior Conference quarterfinal, but fell to the Penticton Vees 2-1 on Tuesday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Steve Piccolo
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Penticton Vees hold on for a 2-1 win over Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees take series lead over the Smoke Eaters with Game 4 set for Tuesday night in Trail

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Trail Smoke Eaters beat the Penticton Vees 5-3 in Game 1 of the Interior Conference quarter-final series. Photo: Jim Bailey

BCHL Playoffs: Trail Smoke Eaters shock Vees win Game 1 in Penticton

Smokies forward Charlie Strobel scores the game winner in a 5-3 victory over the Penticton Vees

Trail Smoke Eaters beat the Penticton Vees 5-3 in Game 1 of the Interior Conference quarter-final series. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Trail Smoke Eaters face off against the Penticton Vees in the quarter-final of the Interior Conference. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters-Vees face off in Game 1 of BCHL playoff

Trail Smoke Eaters look to manufacture another upset over BCHL top seed Penticton Vees

The Trail Smoke Eaters face off against the Penticton Vees in the quarter-final of the Interior Conference. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher scores game winner in 7-5 victory over Salmon Arm. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters wrap up regular season with win over Silverbacks

Smoke Eater forward Quinn Disher scored the game winner in a 7-5 win over Salmon Arm, Saturday

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher scores game winner in 7-5 victory over Salmon Arm. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail U15 Jr. Smokies win silver medal at BC U15 Tier 3 hockey championships in Osoyoos.

Trail U15 Jr. Smokies earn silver at provincials

Trail Jr. Smokies took home silver after a late comeback came up just short vs New Westminster

Trail U15 Jr. Smokies win silver medal at BC U15 Tier 3 hockey championships in Osoyoos.