Trail Smoke Eaters

Vernon Vipers goalie Roan Clarke foils Smoke Eater Brady Hunter on this attempt in close in a 3-2 victory over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters snake bitten by Vernon Vipers

Trail Smoke Eaters throw everything at Vernon goalie but fall 3-2 to Vipers

Vernon Vipers goalie Roan Clarke foils Smoke Eater Brady Hunter on this attempt in close in a 3-2 victory over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Former Smoke Eater Chase Dafoe and the West Kelowna Warriors doubled up the Trail Smoke Eaters on Saturday with a 10-5 victory. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters earn road split in Merritt and West Kelowna

Michaelis returns to line up, Fradette gets second BCHL shutout in Smokies win over Centennials

Former Smoke Eater Chase Dafoe and the West Kelowna Warriors doubled up the Trail Smoke Eaters on Saturday with a 10-5 victory. Photo: Jim Bailey
Lend support to ‘61 Trail Smoke Eater Harold Jones and wife Goldie through Go Fund Me.

GoFundMe page started for ‘61 Smoke Eaters family

Daughter of Trail Smoke Eater Harold Jones seeks community support for ailing parents

Lend support to ‘61 Trail Smoke Eater Harold Jones and wife Goldie through Go Fund Me.
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher commits to Michigan Tech. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eater, Disher, signs with NCAA Huskies

Trail forward Quinn Disher commits to play for the NCAA Michigan Tech University Huskies

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher commits to Michigan Tech. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters forward Connor Michaud battles for the puck on Sunday night in a 2-1 loss to the Prince George Spruce Kings. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters win three-game series vs Prince George

Prince George earns 2-1 win Sunday after falling twice to Trail Smoke Eaters in shoot out

Smoke Eaters forward Connor Michaud battles for the puck on Sunday night in a 2-1 loss to the Prince George Spruce Kings. Photo: Jim Bailey
Jack Glen of the Vernon Vipers (14) tangles up with Josh Schenk of the Trail Smoke Eaters during Vernon’s 2-1 BCHL shootout win Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers slither past Trail

Snakes score 2-1 BCHL shootout win at home Wednesday over Smokies

Jack Glen of the Vernon Vipers (14) tangles up with Josh Schenk of the Trail Smoke Eaters during Vernon’s 2-1 BCHL shootout win Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Zach Michaelis commits

Smoke Eaters forward commits to Northern Michigan

Smoke Eater Zach Michaeils signed letter of intent to attend Northern Michigan University in 2022-23

Zach Michaelis commits
Trail Smoke Eaters fail to complete comeback in 5-3 loss to Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters shut out Warriors, fall to Bucks

New additions contribute in Smoke Eaters first win of the new year

Trail Smoke Eaters fail to complete comeback in 5-3 loss to Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Carson Briere

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni nominated for Hobey Baker Award

Four former Trail Smoke Eaters were nominated for the most prestigious award in NCAA hockey

Carson Briere
Trail Smoke Eaters sent goalie Bailey Monteith to the Virden Oil Capitals at the trade deadline on Monday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters make flurry of deals at deadline

Smoke Eaters shore up last line of defence with addition of veteran goalie Cole Tisdale

Trail Smoke Eaters sent goalie Bailey Monteith to the Virden Oil Capitals at the trade deadline on Monday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters send defenceman Chris Kobelka, 18, to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons for 20-year-old defenceman Kabore Dunn. Photo: Jim Bailey

Update: Trail Smoke Eaters shore up defence, add forward

The Trail Smoke Eaters were making deals up to the trade deadline Monday, Jan. 10

Smoke Eaters send defenceman Chris Kobelka, 18, to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons for 20-year-old defenceman Kabore Dunn. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail's Corey Cunningham beats the Cranbrook goalie but cannot find the back of the net. Photos: Jim Bailey

Cranbrook Bucks battle back for win over Trail Smoke Eaters

Cranbrook forward Johnny Johnson’s third period goal gave the Bucks a 4-3 victory

Trail's Corey Cunningham beats the Cranbrook goalie but cannot find the back of the net. Photos: Jim Bailey
Former Beaver Valley Nitehawk Craig Martin is having a breakout year in the ECHL, leading the Jacksonville Icemen in scoring and points.

Trail pro hockey players excel in time of adversity

Trail’s Lucchini, St. Denis, Martin, and Jones’ all lead teams in scoring in respective pro leagues

Former Beaver Valley Nitehawk Craig Martin is having a breakout year in the ECHL, leading the Jacksonville Icemen in scoring and points.
Brady Hunter

Trail Smoke Eaters forward commits to Merrimack

Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter is tied for the most points, 30, on the Trail roster

Brady Hunter
Trail Smoke Eaters head coach and GM Tim Fragle’s (left) Christmas wish is to see improvement on team defence in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters coach Tim Fragle reflects on first half

It has been an interesting and entertaining first half of the season…

Trail Smoke Eaters head coach and GM Tim Fragle’s (left) Christmas wish is to see improvement on team defence in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis breaks for the net, but, is stymied on this effort as Trail dropped both games against the Cranbrook Bucks this weekend. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters lose both ends of a home-and-home to Cranbrook Bucks

The Cranbrook Bucks come back from 3-1 deficit to sweep weekend series over Smoke Eaters

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis breaks for the net, but, is stymied on this effort as Trail dropped both games against the Cranbrook Bucks this weekend. Photos: Jim Bailey
Rick Basso and Jodie Lemieux from the Trail Hockey Club Society handed a cheque for $34,700 to Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association president Trent McNabb at the Friday night home game. The Trail society donated another $1,900 to the West Kootenay Crusaders U15 AA hockey team for its 19 players, represented by Allison McCarthy (right). The society has also contributed a whopping $125,000+ in scholarships to almost 50 students, as well as donating funds to a number of organizations. Photo: Jim Bailey

‘Tis the season

Trail Hockey Club Society donates generously to minor hockey.

Rick Basso and Jodie Lemieux from the Trail Hockey Club Society handed a cheque for $34,700 to Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association president Trent McNabb at the Friday night home game. The Trail society donated another $1,900 to the West Kootenay Crusaders U15 AA hockey team for its 19 players, represented by Allison McCarthy (right). The society has also contributed a whopping $125,000+ in scholarships to almost 50 students, as well as donating funds to a number of organizations. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis scored twice and added an insurance goal in the shootout in a 3-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers last week. Photos: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters forward named to BCHL Top Prospects team

Smokies’ Zach Michaelis named to Top Prospects team and earns 2nd star honours from BCHL last week

Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis scored twice and added an insurance goal in the shootout in a 3-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers last week. Photos: Jim Bailey
Trail defenceman Jordan Hendry and goalie Evan Fradette team up to make a game saving stop late in the third period as the Trail Smoke Eaters earned two points in a 3-2 shootout win over Vernon Vipers Friday. Photos: Jim Bailey.

Trail Smoke Eaters earn weekend split with Vees, Vipers

Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis leads Trail to shootout victory over Vipers

Trail defenceman Jordan Hendry and goalie Evan Fradette team up to make a game saving stop late in the third period as the Trail Smoke Eaters earned two points in a 3-2 shootout win over Vernon Vipers Friday. Photos: Jim Bailey.
Trophy Town director Robert Barrett

A heartfelt thank you to ‘Trophy Town’ community

Trophy Town director grateful for Greater Trail response to ‘39 and ‘61 Smoke Eaters tribute

Trophy Town director Robert Barrett