For Immediate Release
Smoke Eaters Add Arizona State Committed Forward Teddy Lagerback for the 2021/22 BCHL Season
Trail, British Columbia (June 7th, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the signing of 2001 born forward Teddy Lagerback for the upcoming BCHL season.
Lagerback, from Chanhassen, Minnesota played last season with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. Prior to that he was the captain of his high school prep team at Minnetonka High where he had 17 goals and 19 assists in 25 games. In the entirety of his USHS-MN career, Lagerback had 92 points in 72 games. He’s also committed to NCAA Div. 1 side Arizona State University for the 2022/23 season. The 19-year-old, right shot forward will bring size, skill and leadership to the Smoke Eaters front end.
“I am very excited to play for the Trail Smoke Eater’s organization and to be a part of their historic program. I have heard so many great things about the town, and the supportive fans. It seems like an amazing environment to play hockey and a great place to live. I am also really excited to learn from the coaches, to meet the boys, and to do whatever I can to help the team win games.” – Teddy Lagerback
“We believe Teddy will help the team in a lot of different areas this upcoming season. He will bring pace, skill and experience to our lineup along with leadership traits that will help the returning core of players.” – HC & GM Tim Fragle
The Smoke Eaters are excited to welcome Teddy and his family to the Smoke Eaters organization and look forward to seeing him suit up for the Smoke Eaters this fall!