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Trail Smoke Eaters Alumni

The Trail Smoke Eaters are currently a premier Junior-A hockey club in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). Steeped in hockey tradition, the iconic Trail Smoke Eaters are one of the most widely recognized hockey teams in the world. The Trail Smoke Eaters continue to build upon this legacy while the main goal is to add another championship win in the history books.

The Trail Smoke Eaters are in the process of developing an Alumni Association. Our alumni database is always expanding and we are looking to reach all players from all eras (Senior to Junior hockey) who have donned a Trail or Smoke Eaters sweater. If you are an alumni (player or staff) and wish to be added to our database, please fill out THIS FORM to assure our records are accurate and current. We will keep you updated on information, upcoming events as well as the latest news on Trail Smoke Eaters hockey.

The Smoke Eaters Alumni Association is proud to be sponsored and supported by Teck Trail!

Please note: all information will only be shared with coaches and administrative staff.

The Alumni Association is currently looking at some exciting initiatives, including honouring our alumni members for their on and off ice accomplishments and discussing some future regional Smokies events.

The Alumni Association committee members will be announced after positions are confirmed. If you have any questions please email,

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Alumni News

NEWS – BCHL Playoff MVP Award Named After Jeff Tambellini

For Immediate Release Trail, British Columbia (July 28th, 2022) – The BCHL has announced the naming of the BCHL’s Playoff MVP award to the Jeff Tambellini Trophy. The trophy, which will be given out to the top performer of the BCHL’s playoff takes on a new name, honouring Tambellini, who not only played in the […]

COMMITMENT – Kabore Dunn Commits to Lindenwood Lions

For Immediate Release Trail, British Columbia (July 18th, 2022) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce defenceman Kabore Dunn has committed to play Division 1 hockey at Lindenwood University in September. Dunn joined the Smoke Eaters in January and made an immediate impact to the Smoke Eaters defensive core. In 29 games for […]

COMMITTED – Smoke Eater Alumnus Evan Fradette Commits to Red Deer Polytechnic Kings

For Immediate Release Trail, British Columbia (May 17th, 2022) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are thrilled to announce that Smoke Eater graduating player Evan Fradette has committed to playing college hockey next season at Red Deer Polytechnic. Smoke Eater netminder Evan Fradette will continue his hockey career at Red Deer Polytechnic playing in the Alberta […]