For Immediate Release
Trail, British Columbia (June 21st, 2022) – The Smoke Eaters are thrilled to announce the signing of forward Jack Kurrle for the 2022-23 BCHL season.
Kurrle, a 19-year-old, left shot forward from Middlesex, Vermont, joins the Smoke Eaters after playing last season in the North American Hockey League (NAHL). He also joins the Smoke Eaters with a commitment to play NCAA Division 1 hockey with the University of Vermont. The 6’1 Kurrle had 14 points in 48 games over the past season. Prior to making the jump to the NAHL, Kurrle put up 48 points in 53 games with the Maine Nordiques U18 program.
“It’s an incredible honour to have the opportunity to play in the BCHL and in a community like Trail that is so passionate about its team. I can’t wait to meet my teammates and get to work on bringing a championship to Trail.” – Jack Kurrle
“We are excited to have someone of Jack’s character join our program for this upcoming season. We like his size, compete level, and his versatility to play in all situations.” We believe in a elevated role Jack will produce offensively like he has done in the past.” says GM/Head Coach Tim Fragle.
The Smoke Eaters are excited to welcome Jack and the rest of the Kurrle family to the Smoke Eaters organization!