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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 […]

Warrener Commits to University of Alaska Anchorage

Trail, British Columbia (March 13, 2024) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are proud to announce that defenceman Ethan Warrener (’03) has committed to the University of Alaska Anchorage for the 2024-25 season. Warrener is in his third season with the Trail Smoke Eaters and heads the leadership group as Captain. The Calgary, Alberta native has […]

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 […]

Smoke Eaters Commit Moore for 2024-25

The Trail Smoke Eater are excited to announce the signing of Cooper Moore. Cooper is a 2006-born right shot forward from Red Deer, Alberta. He is currently team captain and in his 2nd season with the U18 AAA Red Deer Chiefs. This season Cooper is currently 2nd in the AEHL U18 AAA in league scoring […]

Game Report | TRA vs CRA

The Smoke Eaters deserved a better fate. They battled fatigue following a long trip home from Penticton on Saturday night and an early start against a Bucks team that had been resting since Friday night, in a hard-fought, grind-it-out, playoff-style 2-1 overtime loss on Sunday afternoon in Cranbrook. The Smoke Eaters had the best scoring […]

Game Day | TRA at WK

Josh Schenk’s second goal of the night, just past the three minute mark of the third period broke the tie and stood up as the winner in a 4-3 Trail Smoke Eaters victory over the visiting Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The Cominco Arena crowd of 1,329 witnessed another entertaining and chippy affair as the Smoke Eaters registered their first victory of […]

Game Day | SA at TRA

The Smoke Eaters open week two of the regular season tonight against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. Trail had two topsy-turvy 5-4 overtime losses last weekend to Cranbrook and West Kelowna. It was a wild weekend that featured a Michigan goal by Smokies’ newcomer Christian Kim and key goals on back-to-back nights by defenseman Adam Barrone. […]

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: […]

Smokies Sign Watson-Bucci to 2023-24 Roster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trail, British Columbia (July 13, 2023) – Trail Smoke Eaters sign Merrimack College commit, Gryphon Watson-Bucci to 2023-24 Roster. The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitment of Gryphon Watson-Bucci to the roster for the 2023-24 season. Gryphon comes to Trail from Sudbury, Ontario and played last season with the […]

Commitment – Smoke Eaters Continue to Reload Offence with SHU Commit DesRuisseaux

For Immediate Release Trail, British Columbia (April 24th, 2023) – The Smoke Eaters continue to bolster their offence for the 2023/24 season with Sacred Heart University (SHU) committed forward Jack DesRuisseaux committing to the Smoke Eaters for next season. DesRuisseaux, from Manchester, New Hampshire, a product of Tabor Academy, is set to join the Smoke […]