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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 Day | TRA at SA

The Smoke Eaters play their second of three games this month in Salmon Arm in a Friday night showdown against the Silverbacks, looking for their fifth straight win. It’s also a return to the scene of arguably their best performance of the season. The 4-1 win on March 2nd was anchored by a stellar 29-save […]

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 | 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 SA

After playing just two home games in the month of November, the Trail Smoke Eaters open December at home with a Friday night showdown against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. They are also hoping to bounce back from a 5-0 setback Wednesday night in Penticton. The game started well with an early territorial edge and scoring […]

Game Day | TRA vs PEN

The Trail Smoke Eaters were the last team to beat the Vees in Penticton and on Wednesday night, they hope to end the defending BCHL champ’s 50-game home ice win streak. Penticton hasn’t lost on home ice since game one of the 2022 playoffs on March 31st, when the Smokies scored a 5-3 win. The […]

Game Day | NAN at TRA

The Trail Smoke Eaters return home Friday night after a five game road swing over a two week period that saw the team log over 45 hours on the bus in trips to Powell River, Chilliwack, Surrey, Penticton and Cranbrook. It culminated with a 2-1 overtime loss in an early start after a road game […]

Game Report | TRA vs CRA

The Smoke Eaters deserved a better fate. They battled fatigue following a long trip home from Penticton on Saturday night and an early start against a Bucks team that had been resting since Friday night, in a hard-fought, grind-it-out, playoff-style 2-1 overtime loss on Sunday afternoon in Cranbrook. The Smoke Eaters had the best scoring […]

Game Day | TRA vs PEN

This time the Trail bus is bound for Penticton. The Smoke Eaters take on the Interior Conference leading Vees, hoping to build on a solid effort last Sunday in Surrey, despite the 4-2 setback. The Smokies continue to get balanced scoring throughout their lineup. Ridge Dawson is the team leader in goals with 8 and […]