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Smoke Eaters Announce 2020/21 Team Captain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Smoke Eaters announce captain for 2020/21 season Trail, British Columbia (October 9th, 2020) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce that veteran defenceman Cody Schiavon will be this year’s team captain. Schiavon, who begins his first full season in Trail after being acquired last October, will take the leadership mantle, […]

The Smoke Show – A Trail Smoke Eaters Podcast

It’s episode one of The Smoke Show as host Ben Phillips and co-host Rob Squires discuss the 2019/2020 season that was. Later in the show they are joined by University of Michigan commit and last season’s captain Philippe Lapointe as they recap his unique season in Trail and his upcoming season in the NCAA Follow […]


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 […]

Preview: Smoke Eaters host the Eagles for the 70th Anniversary at Cominco

70 years ago the Trail Memorial Centre opened its doors for the first time, tonight they are open again as the Smoke Eaters look for their 20th win of the season, as they host the Surrey Eagles. Regular Season season vs Surrey Oct 13th @ South Surrey Arena 3-2 SOW (BOXSCORE) November 30th @ Trail […]

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 […]

PREVIEW: Smoke Eaters head to Penticton looking for some revenge.

The Trail Smoke Eaters head to Penticton riding an incredible 13-1-1-1 record, as they get set for another mid week test against the hometown Vees. Smoke Eaters vs. Vees 2019-20 Regular season schedule: September 6th @ Trail Memorial Arena 4-1L (BOXSCORE) September 7th @ Trail Memorial Arena 7-1L (BOXSCORE) October 23rd @ South Okanagan Event […]

PREVIEW: Smoke Eaters look to take all four points against Salmon Arm

After fireworks on Friday night at the Shaw Centre, the Smoke Eaters and Silverbacks go back at it tonight in Salmon Arm. Regular season series vs Salmon Arm Silverbacks September 13th @ Trail Memorial Centre 4-2 L (BOXSCORE) September 14th @ Trail Memorial Centre 3-2 OTL(BOXSCORE) November 1st @ Shaw Centre 5-4 W (BOXSCORE) November […]

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 […]