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COMMITTED – Smoke Eater Alumnus Evan Fradette Commits to Red Deer Polytechnic Kings

For Immediate Release

Trail, British Columbia (May 17th, 2022) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are thrilled to announce that Smoke Eater graduating player Evan Fradette has committed to playing college hockey next season at Red Deer Polytechnic.

Smoke Eater netminder Evan Fradette will continue his hockey career at Red Deer Polytechnic playing in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). The goaltender from St. Albert, Alberta, played in 37 games for the Smoke Eaters before his season was cut short due to injury in the final month of the season. Fradette was a workhorse for the Smoke Eaters, at the time of his Injury Fradette led the league in minutes played and in saves made. Fradette joins ACAC side the Red Deer Kings, who have won 9 ACAC titles in their history.

“I just want to say thank you to everyone over the past few years. Coaches, trainers, fans, billets and especially my family for believing in me and helping me get to the next level. I can’t wait to take this next step with an unbelievable school and hockey program and continue to push myself to be the best player and student I can be. I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to start this new chapter with Red Deer. Thank you once again to everyone who’s joined me along this path.”Evan Fradette

The Smoke Eaters would like to congratulate Evan on committing to Red Deer Polytechnic and wish him the  best of luck at the college level!

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