The Trail Smoke Eaters have announced the signing of Derek Smith from the Comox Valley Glacier Kings of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. Derek played two games with the Smokies on their Island swing earlier in the year and after returning to his Junior B team, Comox, put up 13 points in 4 games. In 13 games with Comox this year Derek had 12 goals, 18 assists for a league leading 32 points.
Derek hails from Dexter Michigan and is 18 year old. He is 6′ 1″ and weighs 170 lbs.
The Trail Smoke Eaters welcome Dexter to the team and to Trail.