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Playoff Game Day | TRA at VER (Game 5)

After breaking through with a victory Wednesday night at Cominco Arena, the Trail Smoke Eaters face elimination from the 2024 playoffs again Friday night in hostile territory. They are behind three-games-to-one and need a victory tonight at Kal Tire Place in Vernon to force a sixth game of this opening round series, slated for Sunday […]

Playoff Game Day | TRA at VER

It’s go time! The Smoke Eaters open the playoffs tonight (Friday) in Vernon. Coach and GM, Tim Fragle has indicated all players will be available to open the best-of-seven series. Trail closed out the regular season last weekend with wins of 4-2 in both Penticton and Salmon Arm. Mathieu Cobetto-Roy scored the opening goal against […]

Game Day | TRA at SA

The last time the Trail Smoke Eaters won a regular season game in Penticton was November 6th, 2019. The drought is over after 1,605 nights. Teagan Kendrick turned in a terrific 47-save performance, backstopping the Smokies to a 4-2 triumph at the South Okanagan Events Centre. He held the Vees at bay after the home […]

Game Report | CRA at TRA

The Trail Smoke Eaters ended a three game slide in their final home game of the regular season with Sunday’s 5-1 fanning of the Cranbrook Bucks. The first goal in the tight defensive battle didn’t come until 2:36 of the second period, when Kailus Green buried a loose puck turned over in front of the […]

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 | PG at TRA

The second largest Cominco Arena crowd of the 2023-24 season saw a Smoke Eaters rookie record a highlight reel goal for his first in the BCHL and witnessed the team’s hottest shooter snipe his first hat-trick of the campaign during a 9-4 win over Langley, delighting the 2,170 fans in Trail. Mathieu Cobetto-Roy got the […]


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 […]

Game Day | TRA vs MER

Adam Parsons scored his 7th goal of the season with just 21-seconds left in overtime to give the Trail Smoke Eaters a well deserved 3-2 win over the second place Vipers in Vernon. It capped a determined 46-shot effort in the opener of a three game road swing that also featured a solid 200-foot defensive […]

Game Day | TRA at VER

The Trail Smoke Eaters meet the Vipers for the first time this season Friday night in Vernon. The Smokies ended a four game slide in impressive fashion last Saturday with a 7-3 crushing of Cowichan Valley at Comino Arena. They fired a season-high 54 shots on goal in a game where the Stefanek brothers stole […]