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Preview – Smoke Eaters Begin Pre-Season against the Bucks

It’s finally a game day back in the West Kootenay’s as the Smoke Eaters begin their pre-season against none other than the Cranbrook Bucks in a weekend home and home series. PRESEASON SCHEDULE Sep. 24 Cranbrook 7:00 pm PDT Sep. 25 at Cranbrook 7:00 pm MDT (6pm PDT) Sep. 30 Wenatchee 7:00 pm PDT Oct. […]

TRADE – Smoke Eaters acquire Lowe from Humboldt

For Immediate Release Smoke Eaters add Lowe from Humboldt Trail, British Columbia (September 1st, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to¬†announce the addition of 19-year-old forward Christian Lowe from the Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. The Smoke Eaters acquired Lowe from the Bronco’s this week via trade for future considerations. […]

NEWS: BCHL Releases 2021 Exhibition Schedule

Trail, British Columbia (August 16th, 2021) – The BCHL has announce the Exhibition Schedule ahead of the 2021/22 BCHL season. The Smoke Eaters will play their first game since the BCHL Pod Season ended in May, on September 24th where they will renew their rivalry with the Cranbrook Bucks in a home and home series, […]

Preview: Smoke Eaters Look For Revenge against the Bucks

After a short two day break, the Smoke Eaters are back in action to take on the Cranbrook Bucks, looking to avenge Sunday’s 5-3 loss to their Kootenay Rivals. Catch today’s game on BCHLTV¬† or Shaw Spotlight at 7pm. Season schedule vs the Bucks Apr. 4 Trail @ Cranbrook 5-3 L Apr. 7 Cranbrook @ […]

PREVIEW: Smoke Eaters Renew Rivalry with the Bucks

After both teams dropped their season opener to the Vees, the Smoke Eaters and the Bucks face off on Sunday afternoon with both teams looking for their first win of the season. Catch today’s game on BCHLTV, Shaw Spotlight or listen for free on Mixlr. Season schedule vs the Bucks Apr. 4 Trail @ Cranbrook […]

Smoke Eaters Head East For Game Four Of The Kootenay Cup

After a week off for both teams, the Smoke Eaters make their first trip of the year to the East Kootenay’s for a doubleheader against the Cranbrook Bucks, looking to close out the Kootenay Cup. KOOTENAY CUP SCHEDULE Oct. 16 Cranbrook @ Trail – 3-0 L Oct. 17 Cranbrook @ Trail – 3-1 W Oct. […]

Smoke Eaters Double Up On The Bucks To Take Game Three Of The Kootenay Cup

The Trail Smoke Eaters win their second in a row as they doubled up on the Cranbrook Bucks winning 4-2 on Saturday night inside the Trail Memorial Centre. The Smoke Eaters, looking to leave home ice with a 2-1 series lead got things started the right way as they opened the scoring in this one. […]

Smoke Eaters Battle the Bucks, Looking To Take Kootenay Cup Series Lead

The Smoke Eaters will host the Cranbrook Bucks for the final time this pre-season in game three of the Kootenay Cup, looking to take a 2-1 series lead to Cranbrook next weekend. KOOTENAY CUP SCHEDULE Oct. 16 Cranbrook @ Trail – 3-0 L Oct. 17 Cranbrook @ Trail – 3-1 W Oct. 24 Cranbrook @ […]

RECAP: Smoke Eaters bounce back against the Bucks winning 3-1

Tim Fragle and the coaching staff got the response they wanted from their group as the Smoke Eaters battled back to tie up the Kootenay Cup series at 1. With changes on either side, game two of this pre-season tournament got off to a slower start than Friday nights game. That being said it was […]

Recap: Smoke Eaters drop opening game of the Kootenay Cup

The intensity was there and so were the chances but the Smoke Eaters ran into a brick wall in the shape of Jacob Zacharewicz as they drop the opening game of the Kootenay Cup. The Smoke Eaters came out flying putting 18 shots on the Bucks net in the opening 20 minutes. But it was […]