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Playoff Game Day | VER at TRA

After Monday’s blocking of the sun by the moon, the Smokies are out to totally eclipse their 2-0 deficit to the Vipers in their BCHL opening round playoff series over the next two evenings, beginning tonight at Cominco Arena. Vernon used home ice advantage to get two goals late in the third period, including an […]

Playoff Game Day | TRA at VER

Game one of the Trail Smoke Eaters vs Vernon Vipers first round BCHL playoff series went exactly as expected. The two closely matched teams tangled toe-to-toe in a tight-checking physical affair that remained scoreless until late in the third period when the Vipers got a shorthanded goal and added an empty netter for the 2-0 […]

Game Day | WK at TRA

The Trail Smoke Eaters play their final two home games of the regular season this weekend, including tonight’s Friday night contest against the West Kelowna Warriors, which includes the team awards ceremony immediately after the game, followed by the annual Fan Photo on the ice. Trail has taken the last two head-to-head matchups with a […]

Game Day | TRA vs VER

The Smoke Eaters and Spruce Kings generated just five shots in the first period and scored five goals in the second, as Trail battled back from a pair of one-goal deficits to beat Prince George 5-2 at Cominco Arena. The floodgates opened at 3:45 of the middle frame when Spruce Kings defenseman Ben FeFranc’s shorthanded […]

Game Day | TRA at SA

It was a wild, wacky, weird, yet wonderful night in West Kelowna. The Smokies came back from a first period deficit of 3-1 and trailed 5-3 after two periods before posting a 6-5 win in overtime. Captain Ethan Warrener had the biggest night of his career. The defenseman opened the scoring on a power play […]

Game Day | TRA at MER

The playoff series that isn’t a playoff series continues tonight in Merritt. The Smoke Eaters and Centennials meet for the third time in 13 nights to open a home-and-home series between the two Interior Conference rivals, pushing toward playoff preparedness. For the Smokies, it’s a chance to win a third straight game, while the Centennials […]

Game Day | TRA at MER

The Smokies had their first shootout of the 2023-24 season and picked up their first shootout win. Goalie Ryan Parker stopped Matheson Mason in the fourth round of the ultimate tie-breaker and sealed the 4-3 victory in Coquitlam right after Christian Kim snapped a low shot past Express goalie Ethan Simcoe. The Express goalie kept […]

Game Day | TRA at COQ

It’s a Friday night on the coast for the Trail Smoke Eaters. They take on the Express in Coquitlam in the only game between these two this season. The Smokies are off to an excellent start to the second half of the season. Last Saturday’s 3-1 win over Vernon gives Trail a 6-2 record since […]

Game Day | CRA at TRA

It could be the biggest night of the season at Cominco Arena. The Trail Smoke Eaters’ Saturday night home date against Cranbrook marks the beginning of the second half of the 2023-24 BCHL season for both teams. Regardless of the outcome, one fan will walk away with a MEGA 50-50 jackpot which will start at […]


LANGLEY, B.C. – With a flurry of recent NCAA Division I commitments, the BC Hockey League (BCHL) has set a new benchmark for committed players with 193, with many more expected in the coming months. The previous high of 190 was set in June of last season. Trail Smoke Eaters players committed to NCAA Division […]