Trail Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters hosted the National Women's Team at the Trail Memorial Centre on Monday, defeating the IIHF world champion gold medalists 5-1. Photos: Jim Bailey

Everyone wins at Team Canada – Trail Smoke Eaters match

Smoke Eaters owner thrilled to see fans in building, privileged to see world’s best play in Trail

The Trail Smoke Eaters hosted the National Women's Team at the Trail Memorial Centre on Monday, defeating the IIHF world champion gold medalists 5-1. Photos: Jim Bailey
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Cranbrook Bucks shut out Trail Smoke Eaters

Cranbrook Bucks go undefeated in exhibition play with 6-0 victory over the Smoke Eaters

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The Trail Smoke Eaters will open the 2021 season on Oct. 8 against the Cranbrook Bucks in Cranbrook, and will have their home opener the next night against the same Bucks. Photo: Jack Murray

Cranbrook Bucks sweep home-and-home with Smoke Eaters

Trail Smoke Eaters drop their first two pre-season games against Kootenay Conference rival Bucks

The Trail Smoke Eaters will open the 2021 season on Oct. 8 against the Cranbrook Bucks in Cranbrook, and will have their home opener the next night against the same Bucks. Photo: Jack Murray
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Trail native named Blue Jackets new assistant coach

Former Trail Smoke Eater, Steve McCarthy, earns promotion to NHL Columbus Blue Jackets

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Trail Smoke Eaters add former Cranbrook Buck to line up

The Smoke Eaters acquired former Buck Christian Lowe from the Humboldt Broncos

  • Sep 3, 2021
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Evan Bushy signs with Smoke Eaters

Trail Smoke Eaters sign veteran D-man

The Trail Smoke Eaters signed veteran defenceman, Evan Bushy, for the upcoming season

  • Aug 27, 2021
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With the reopening of the US-Canada border, Trail Smoke Eaters owner and Minnesota resident Rich Murphy (right) was able to return to Trail Aug. 9 and meet with director of hockey operations Craig Clare. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters owner returns to Silver City

US resident Rich Murphy was able to return to Trail and the Smoke Eaters after a 17 month absence

With the reopening of the US-Canada border, Trail Smoke Eaters owner and Minnesota resident Rich Murphy (right) was able to return to Trail Aug. 9 and meet with director of hockey operations Craig Clare. Photo: Jim Bailey
Defenceman Carson Golder makes a slick move around his counterpart at the Smoke Eaters ID Camp last weekend at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey
Defenceman Carson Golder makes a slick move around his counterpart at the Smoke Eaters ID Camp last weekend at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters ID young talent in return to Cominco ice

The Trail Smoke Eaters welcomed 85 skaters to its ID Camp last weekend

Defenceman Carson Golder makes a slick move around his counterpart at the Smoke Eaters ID Camp last weekend at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey
Defenceman Carson Golder makes a slick move around his counterpart at the Smoke Eaters ID Camp last weekend at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey
Former Trail Smoke Eaters assistant captain Kent Johnson was selected fifth overall in the NHL Draft on Friday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Blue Jackets pick Trail Smoke Eater alum fifth overall in NHL Draft

Former Trail Smoke Eater and BCHL MVP, Kent Johnson, goes top five overall in 2021 NHL Draft

Former Trail Smoke Eaters assistant captain Kent Johnson was selected fifth overall in the NHL Draft on Friday. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Trail Smoke Eaters will open the 2021 season on Oct. 8 against the Cranbrook Bucks in Cranbrook, and will have their home opener the next night against the same Bucks. Photo: Jack Murray

BC Hockey League announces 54-game schedule to begin in October

Trail Smoke Eaters open season with home-and-home series versus Cranbrook Bucks

The Trail Smoke Eaters will open the 2021 season on Oct. 8 against the Cranbrook Bucks in Cranbrook, and will have their home opener the next night against the same Bucks. Photo: Jack Murray
Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson carries the puck out in front of goalie Logan Terness in a game vs the Penticton Vees in January, 2020. Both Johnson and Terness cracked NHL Central Scoutings Top Rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni ranked high on 2021 NHL Draft rankings

NHL Central Scouting ranks former Smoke Eaters Kent Johnson #3 and goalie Logan Terness #25

Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson carries the puck out in front of goalie Logan Terness in a game vs the Penticton Vees in January, 2020. Both Johnson and Terness cracked NHL Central Scoutings Top Rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Ryan Helliwell earned top defenceman in the Penticton Pod. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Smokies Helliwell earns top d-man in Penticton Pod

The BCHL winds up season with the 2021 Pod Award winners

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Ryan Helliwell earned top defenceman in the Penticton Pod. Photo: Steve Piccolo
The Trail Smoke Eaters players and coaches return home safely after 20-game COVID season comes to an end. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Smoke Eaters emerge from pod, return home COVID-free

“It’s been an experience like no other,” said Smoke Eaters head coach and GM Tim Fragle

The Trail Smoke Eaters players and coaches return home safely after 20-game COVID season comes to an end. Photo: Steve Piccolo
The Trail Smoke Eaters wrapped up their tough 20-game season on Saturday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

Penticton Vees shut out Trail Smoke Eaters in final game

Vees perfect on power play, end Smoke Eaters season in convincing fashion

The Trail Smoke Eaters wrapped up their tough 20-game season on Saturday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
Logan Terness stopped 34 shots and was named first star in a 2-1 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Trail Smoke Eaters beat Bucks, fall to Vees as they head into the final week

The Trail Smoke Eaters will play their final three games of the season this week

Logan Terness stopped 34 shots and was named first star in a 2-1 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Steve Piccolo
Penticton Vees forward Luc Wilson (22) scored twice in a 5-0 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters Monday at the South Okanagan Event Centre in Penticton. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Penticton Vees shut out Trail Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees goalie Kaedon Lane stops 20 shots in a 5-0 victory over the Trail Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees forward Luc Wilson (22) scored twice in a 5-0 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters Monday at the South Okanagan Event Centre in Penticton. Photo: Steve Piccolo
Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Carson Hemenway steps into a point shot blocked by the Cranbrook defender in a 4-3 shootout win on Sunday in Penticton. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Wolford lifts Smokies to come-from-behind shootout win

Trail Smoke Eaters improve to 6-6 with 4-3 shootout win over Cranbrook Bucks

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Carson Hemenway steps into a point shot blocked by the Cranbrook defender in a 4-3 shootout win on Sunday in Penticton. Photo: Steve Piccolo
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Trail hockey products receive Canucks alumni scholarship

Riley Brandt, Jeremy Lucchini recipients of the Canucks $2,500 scholarship to continue their studies

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Trail Smoke Eaters forward Coalson Wolford looks for a deflection on the Cranbrook Bucks goalie in Friday’s 4-3 Smokies victory. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

Trail Smoke Eaters split weekend games

Smokies goalie Caedon Hamming earned his first win in a 4-3 victory over Cranbrook

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Coalson Wolford looks for a deflection on the Cranbrook Bucks goalie in Friday’s 4-3 Smokies victory. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness made 40 saves as the Smokies held on for a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees on Wednesday at the South Okanagan Event Centre. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

Trail Smoke Eaters end Penticton Vees unbeaten streak

Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter scored the game winner in a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness made 40 saves as the Smokies held on for a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees on Wednesday at the South Okanagan Event Centre. Photo: Stephen Piccolo