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Playoff Game Day | TRA at VER

Game one of the Trail Smoke Eaters vs Vernon Vipers first round BCHL playoff series went exactly as expected. The two closely matched teams tangled toe-to-toe in a tight-checking physical affair that remained scoreless until late in the third period when the Vipers got a shorthanded goal and added an empty netter for the 2-0 […]

Playoff Game Day | TRA at VER

It’s go time! The Smoke Eaters open the playoffs tonight (Friday) in Vernon. Coach and GM, Tim Fragle has indicated all players will be available to open the best-of-seven series. Trail closed out the regular season last weekend with wins of 4-2 in both Penticton and Salmon Arm. Mathieu Cobetto-Roy scored the opening goal against […]

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 Day | TRA at SA

The last time the Trail Smoke Eaters won a regular season game in Penticton was November 6th, 2019. The drought is over after 1,605 nights. Teagan Kendrick turned in a terrific 47-save performance, backstopping the Smokies to a 4-2 triumph at the South Okanagan Events Centre. He held the Vees at bay after the home […]

Game Day | TRA at PEN

It’s back on the bus for the boys of Trail, as the Smoke Eaters close out the regular season on the road. It begins with a Friday night matchup against the regular season conference and defending BCHL champion Penticton Vees. The Smoke Eaters’ lone victory in the six head-to-head matchups this season was a 4-3 […]

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 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 […]

Game Day | TRA vs MER

The Centennials scored in the last minute in each of the first two periods, including a shorthanded goal on their way to a 5-1 win in Merritt to open a home-and-home series against the Trail Smoke Eaters on Friday night. The game also featured a goal that went under the Trail net as it was […]

Game Day | VIC at TRA

Welcome back to Cominco Arena! The Trail Smoke Eaters make their return to home ice for the first time in almost two weeks. They host the Victoria Grizzlies riding a three game winning streak following the 3-2 win in Cranbrook nine nights ago and the All-Star break. The Trail troup has won five of their […]