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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 […]


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 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 | TRA vs PR

The Trail Smoke Eaters open a three-game weekend road trip tonight in Powell River. The Smokies hope to pick up where they left off from last Saturday’s dominant 7-3 win over Prince George. Ridge Dawson led the attack with two goals, while ‘the Adams’: Barone, Parsons and Marshall each had a goal and two assists, […]

Game Day | AV vs TRA

You had the feeling it would be a memorable night when Trail rookie Callas Pierce got his first BCHL goal early in the first period and then Nanaimo tied the game three minutes later when the puck came over top of the net from the backboards and went in off Smokies goalie Teagan Kendrick three minutes […]

Game Day | TRA at CRA

It will be Friday night hockey from Western Financial Place in Cranbrook as the Smoke Eaters and Bucks open a home-and-home series, which wraps up Saturday at Cominco Arena. Trail hasn’t topped its Kootenay rival since the 2021-22 campaign as the Bucks prevailed in all seven regular season meetings last season. They also won the […]

Game Day | PEN at TRA

Interesting, bizarre, frustrating and dominant. There are probably many more words to describe Friday’s 4-2 Smoke Eaters win over the visiting Merritt Centennials. Trail dominated the first two periods, outshooting the visitors who were riding a three-game winning streak 33-10 over the first forty minutes, but only two shots got past Centennials netminder, Karlis Mezsargs. Jason […]

Next Generation: Trail Smoke Eaters

Smokies head coach and general manager Tim Fragle is set to begin his fourth season behind the bench and has made several additions to the roster through recruiting and trades. He gives us a scouting report on this year’s new Smokies players. New recruits Adam Barone (2004, D) Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Previous team: […]