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Smoke Eaters Sign Minnesota State Commit Strobel

For Immediate Release Smoke Eaters sign Golden Gopher Commit Charlie Strobel Trail, British Columbia (October 14th, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the signing of University of Minnesota commit Charlie Strobel for this season. Strobel, a 20-year-old, left shot centre from Stillwater, Minnesota, played last year with the Waterloo Black Hawks […]

TRADE: Smoke Eaters Acquire Wakeford & Wolford from Salmon Arm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Smoke Eaters acquire forwards Wakeford and Wolford from Salmon Arm . Trail, British Columbia (June 30th, 2020) – The Trail Smoke Eaters announced today that they have acquired 20-year-old forward Noah Wakeford and 19-year-old forward Coalson Wolford from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in exchange for Matt Osadick and Future Considerations. Wakeford, from […]


It’s game four of the Interior Division Quarter Finals as the Smoke Eaters look to complete the sweep over the defending BCHL champions. Interior Quarter Final Trail leads 3-0 Game 1 Feb 28 Prince George (1) at Trail (2) Game 2 Feb 29 Prince George (1) at Trail (2) OT1 Game 3 Mar 2 Trail […]


After a vote from the 17 BCHL broadcasters, today the league announced the First and Second-Team All-Stars as well as the All-Rookie Team. First-Team All-Stars F Kent Johnson (Trail Smoke Eaters): 52GP – 41G – 60A – 101PTS Winner of the Brett Hull Trophy as the league’s leading scorer and a finalist for league MVP, […]

NEWS: Four Smoke Eaters make Team Canada West

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four Smoke Eaters named to final 22 man roster for Team Canada West. Trail, British Columbia (December 3rd, 2019) – Hockey Canada announced today their decisions for 22 players who will dawn the Maple Leaf for Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) in Dawson Creek, BC. The Smoke […]

NEWS: Five Smoke Eaters named to Team Canada West Selection Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Five Smoke Eaters Named To Team Canada West Selection Camp Trail, British Columbia (November 19th, 2019) – Hockey Canada unveiled its 44 man selection camp for the upcoming World Junior A Challenge in Dawson, BC which included five Trail Smoke Eaters. Smoke Eaters captain Philippe Lapointe, assistant captains Kent Johnson and Powell […]

RECAP: Smoke Eaters topple the Vees 4-1 on Wednesday

The Smoke Eaters knock off the Vees Wednesday night in Penticton as they take all two points back to Trail. The Smokies now have points in their last six games with a 5-0-0-1 record. The Smoke Eaters opened the scoring with less than five minutes to go in the first, as Kent Johnson would score […]

Recap: Lapointe leads Smokies Past Wild for 5-1 Win

In a mid week tilt against the Wenatchee Wild, the Smoke Eaters took care of business on home ice as they down the Wild 5-1 on Wednesday night. In a first period the Wild came out and outshot the Smoke Eaters 15-8 but were dead locked at one after 20mins. Smokies captain Philippe Lapointe opened […]

RECAP: Smoke Eaters sweep the weekend, trounce Warriors 8-2

The Trail Smoke Eaters continue their hot run of play as they put on a show in front 2300 fans on Saturday night. The Smoke Eaters came out of the gate with a purpose and put three past the Warriors in the opening twenty minutes, much to the delight of the hometown crowd. At 11:17 […]