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Recap – Smoke Eaters comeback from 3-0 deficit for first win of the season

As the age old saying goes, it’s not about how you start but how you finish and the Smoke Eaters will be happy with their resolve on Saturday in Merritt, coming back from an early 3-0 deficit to win 7-4 over the Centennials. It wasn’t the start the Smoke Eaters had drawn up as after […]

Preview – Smoke Eaters Look To Hit Back In Merritt

The Smoke Eaters will look to bounce back from their opening night loss to the Vees as they head over the Okanagan Connector into Merritt to take on the Centennials. Season series against Merritt Sep. 24 Trail at Merritt 7:00 pm PDT Oct. 28 Merritt at Trail 7:00 pm PDT Nov. 19 Merritt at Trail […]

Recap – Smoke Eaters Drop Season Opener in Penticton

There was parts to like in the Smoke Eaters game, despite the score line. As the Smoke Eaters fall in the season opener on the road 7-1 to the Vees. The Vees kicked off the night celebrating their accomplishments from last season raising their banners to the rafters after introducing the players one by one […]

Preview – Smoke Eaters Kick Off 2022/23 Campaign In Penticton

The Smoke Eaters return to the scene of the crime, the same building their season ended in last year will be the same one they start this season in, as the Smoke Eaters head to Penticton to take on the Vees. Season Series Against Penticton Sep. 23 Trail at Penticton 7:00 pm PDT Oct. 29 […]

News – Smoke Eaters Announce 2022/23 Leadership Group

For Immediate Release Trail, British Columbia (September 21st, 2022) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the 2022/23 leadership team with Evan Bushy announced as the Team Captain. Bushy, from Thief River Falls, Minnesota, joined the Smoke Eaters last season and immediately became a staple both on the ice defensively and in the […]

New Episode – The Smoke Show Podcast

Just in time for the new season! Join Ben and Rob as they recap the preseason and look ahead to Friday’s season opener. Join us for a few laughs with Ethan Warrener and take a deep dive into the behind the scenes of owning a Junior Hockey team and the trials and tribulations of the […]

Preview – Smoke Eaters Close Out Exhibition On The Road In Cranbrook

After a thrilling contest on Friday night at Cominco Arena, the Smoke Eaters and Bucks switch venues to Cranbrook for a rematch tonight. It’s another opportunity tonight for the the Smoke Eaters to shore things up as they’ll look to learn from their mistakes and build off some of the positives that Friday’s game provided. […]

Recap – Bucks Surge Past Smoke Eaters With A 4 Goal Third Period

It was a hard fought and closely contested game for forty minutes, as very little separated the Smoke Eaters and the Bucks, but a strong third period surge by Cranbrook decided the game. Albeit a preseason battle, the Smoke Eaters and Bucks renewed their Kootenay rivalry on Friday night at Cominco in front of close […]

Recap – Disher scores 4 in Smoke Eaters 7-2 Win Over Wenatchee

Tim Fragle expected a response and that’s what he got from his team on Saturday afternoon as they beat the Wild 7-2. The Smoke Eaters started early and kept up the pressure all night, as Quinn Disher picked up his first of four on the night as he beat Liam Choquette on a 2-on-1 with […]