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Commitment – Smoke Eaters Continue to Reload Offence with SHU Commit DesRuisseaux

For Immediate Release

Trail, British Columbia (April 24th, 2023) – The Smoke Eaters continue to bolster their offence for the 2023/24 season with Sacred Heart University (SHU) committed forward Jack DesRuisseaux committing to the Smoke Eaters for next season.

DesRuisseaux, from Manchester, New Hampshire, a product of Tabor Academy, is set to join the Smoke Eaters in the fall after putting up 70 points in 50 games this season. Committed to SHU, the right shot forward split his season with Tabor Academy playing USHS-Prep and the Boston Jr. Bruins U18 AAA. The 19-year-old forward had 32 goals across the two leagues this season and was also part of the leadership group at Tabor, wearing an “A” this season.

“I want to thank Coach Fragle and the whole organization for this opportunity. I am super excited to be joining Trail and I look forward to developing my game as a Smoke Eater!” – Jack DesRuisseaux

“Jack’s a responsible two-way centre, who plays a full 200 foot game. We look forward to helping Jack in his development” – GM & HC Tim Fragle

The Smoke Eaters are excited to welcome Jack and the entire DesRuisseaux family to the Smoke Eaters and the City of Trail!