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Interior Conference Playoff Preview: Round 1

#4 Vernon Vipers vs. #5 Trail Smoke Eaters Head-to-Head: Trail won the season series 4-1 with one of their wins coming in overtime. Top Performers: Vernon – F Hank Cleaves (51 points), F Owen Kim (49 points), D Anthony Cliche (35 points), G Ethan David (.909 save percentage) Trail – F Mathieu Cobetto-Roy (51 points), […]

Game Report | CRA at TRA

The Trail Smoke Eaters ended a three game slide in their final home game of the regular season with Sunday’s 5-1 fanning of the Cranbrook Bucks. The first goal in the tight defensive battle didn’t come until 2:36 of the second period, when Kailus Green buried a loose puck turned over in front of the […]

Game Day | WK at TRA

The Trail Smoke Eaters play their final two home games of the regular season this weekend, including tonight’s Friday night contest against the West Kelowna Warriors, which includes the team awards ceremony immediately after the game, followed by the annual Fan Photo on the ice. Trail has taken the last two head-to-head matchups with a […]

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 vs VER

The Smoke Eaters and Spruce Kings generated just five shots in the first period and scored five goals in the second, as Trail battled back from a pair of one-goal deficits to beat Prince George 5-2 at Cominco Arena. The floodgates opened at 3:45 of the middle frame when Spruce Kings defenseman Ben FeFranc’s shorthanded […]

Game Day | TRA vs PG

The Trail Smoke Eaters are hoping home cooking this weekend will vault them into fourth place in the BCHL’s Interior Conference. The first of two home games goes Friday night against the Prince George Spruce Kings. The Smokies will try to ride the momentum of last weekend’s sweep of road games in West Kelowna against […]

Game Day | TRA at SA

It was a wild, wacky, weird, yet wonderful night in West Kelowna. The Smokies came back from a first period deficit of 3-1 and trailed 5-3 after two periods before posting a 6-5 win in overtime. Captain Ethan Warrener had the biggest night of his career. The defenseman opened the scoring on a power play […]

Game Day | TRA at WK

The Smoke Eaters take their road warriors act to West Kelowna. The Trail troupe will tangle with the Warriors Friday night, hoping to rebound from a heart wrenching 3-2 loss to Penticton. The Interior Conference leaders capped a three goal comeback on Sunday with a power play goal late in the third period in a […]

Game Day | TRA vs PEN

It was a solid road victory after a 4-1 Friday night win in Cranbrook. Trail carried the play for much of the first period, but didn’t hit the scoresheet until Lucas Lemieux sent a sneaky seeing-eye snapshot from along the boards, at the left point, into the short side of the net past Bucks goalie […]

Game Day | TRA at CRA

The Trail Smoke Eaters are bus-bound for the land of the Bucks. The Friday night battle in Cranbrook is the eighth meeting in the season series between the BCHL’s Kootenay contingent. The Smokies want to rebound from last weekend’s back-to-back losses to Merritt, while the Bucks want to carry the momentum from Monday’s 9-1 mauling […]