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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 @ […]

The Smoke Show Podcast

The Smoke Show Podcast is back with episode 8! After an exciting weekend of hockey at Cominco Arena, Ben Phillips and Rob Squires are back on the podcast with their takes and break downs of the games. They also start looking at how this Smoke Eaters roster is shaping up as the BCHL’s Extended Training […]

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 […]

Smoke Eaters Host Bucks in Kootenay Cup Doubleheader

It’s finally here. After a couple of set up games it’s time for the Kootenay Cup to be decided, as the Cranbrook Bucks come to Trail for a weekend doubleheader. KOOTENAY CUP SCHEDULE Oct. 16 Cranbrook 7:00 pm @ Trail Memorial Centre Oct. 17 Cranbrook 7:00 pm @ Trail Memorial Centre Oct. 24 at Cranbrook […]

Smoke Eaters host the Bucks in second pre-season game

It’s a Smoke Eaters game day as the Smokies look to build off an impressive 7-4 win from last weekend against the Bucks. Upcoming Games: Oct. 3 Cranbrook 7:00 pm @ Trail Memorial Centre 7-4W Oct. 10 Cranbrook 7:00 pm @ Trail Memorial Centre Oct. 16 Cranbrook 7:00 pm @ Trail Memorial Centre (Kootenay Cup […]

GAME DAY – Smoke Eaters begin pre-season against the Bucks

It’s been one of the longest breaks in Trail Smoke Eaters history, with 214 days from when the Smoke Eaters completed the sweep against Prince George on March 3rd. Now 7 months later they will hit the ice against their newest rivals, the Cranbrook Bucks. While the Bucks will have an entirely new roster to […]


Smoke Eaters and Bucks announce Kootenay Cup Trail, British Columbia (October 2nd, 2020) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the Kootenay Cup competition, between the Smoke Eaters and the Cranbrook Bucks. The Kootenay cup, sponsored by AM Ford in Trail and Denham Ford in Cranbrook, will be a best of 7 series […]