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KELOWNA’S BARTON SIGNS WITH SMOKIES FOR 2017-18

Trail, British Columbia (May 4th, 2017) – The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of 1998-born defenseman, Seth Barton from Kelowna, BC. Barton has played the past two seasons for the Kelowna Rockets of the BC Major Midget League. Last season saw Barton contribute 38-points from the backend for a Rockets team […]

LAFRAMBOISE COMMITS TO LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY

Trail, British Columbia (May 1st, 2017) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are proud to announce that 20-year-old graduating player, Josh Laframboise has committed to Lakehead University for the 2017-2018 season. The Lakehead University Thunderwolves compete in the CIS as part of the Ontario University Athletics West. The signing will allow Josh, who is a native […]

SMOKE EATERS FEATURED ON CBC RADIO

Trail Smoke Eaters Operations Manager, Steven Robinson talks to CBC Radio about training camps, player development opportunities, and exciting changes for the upcoming season.

DUBOIS COMMITS TO SMOKIES FOR 2017/18 SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trail, British Columbia (April 21st, 2017) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitment of Cariboo Cougars forward, Daine Dubois for the 2017/18 season. The product of Williams Lake, BC tied for the BC Major Midget scoring title, posting 27 goals and 40 assists this past season. Dubois also […]

HOWARTH COMMITS TO UCONN FOR 2018-19

Trail Smoke Eaters forward, Kale Howarth has accepted a scholarship to the University of Connecticut for the 2018-2019 season. Howarth, who has been included in NHL draft rankings for most of the season, will be returning to the Smoke Eaters for his 20-year-old season. Having Howarth back in Trail next season solidifies what is expected […]

SMOKIES SEEK ASSISTANT COACH FOR 2017-18

SMOKIES SEEK ASSISTANT COACH FOR 2017-18 SEASON   Trail, British Columbia (April 4th, 2017) – The Trail Smoke Eaters, of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), are looking to hire an Assistant Coach for the 2017-18 season.   The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach with daily practices, off-ice conditioning, game […]

ASSISTANT COACH, TONEFF BIDS FAREWELL TO SMOKIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Trail, British Columbia (March 30, 2017) – Assistant Coach, Curtis Toneff has left the Trail Smoke Eaters to accept a position as the Head Coach and General Manager of the Nanaimo Buccaneers of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL). Though we are sad to see a young coach of Curt’s […]

STAPLEY-COCHRANE TRADE COMPLETE

The Trail Smoke Eaters have completed the trade that saw Carter Cochrane join the team at the January deadline in exchange for future considerations. Trail defenseman, Mitchell Stapley has been moved to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks to complete this deal. In two seasons with the Smoke Eaters, the 19-year-old defenseman contributed 38-points from the back […]

VALIANT EFFORT BY SMOKIES IN GAME FIVE – DESPITE LOSS

The season may have come to an end for the Smokies with the 6-2 loss to Vernon last night, in Vernon, but they took great strides this season proving they can be a force to be reckoned with in the Interior Division.  Making the playoffs for the first time in seven years and going to […]

SMOKIES TURN TABLES ON VIPERS IN GAME FOUR

SMOKIES TAKE 4-0 FIRST PERIOD LEAD IN GAME FOUR Game four in the best of seven series with the Vernon Vipers saw the Trail Smoke Eaters turn the tables on the Vipers from game three where Vernon skated to a 4-0 lead after the first period.  In game four the Smoke Eaters did exactly the […]