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KENT JOHNSON MAKES SMOKE EATER HISTORY AT NHL DRAFT

For Immediate Release Johnson makes history at the NHL draft Trail, British Columbia (July 23rd, 2021) – Friday night at the NHL Draft, Smoke Eater alumni Kent Johnson, made history as the highest Smoke Eater ever to be drafted into the NHL, going fifth overall to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Johnson who was named league […]

COMITTMENT – HUNTER FLORIS COMMITS IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

For Immediate Release Hunter Floris Commits to Iowa State Cyclones of the ACHA Trail, British Columbia (July 20th, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitment of Hunter Floris to Iowa State University of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). Floris, who joined the Smoke Eaters in January from the Nelson […]

NHL Draft Profile: Logan Terness

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography For the second year in a row, the NHL Draft will be held virtually, this time on Jul. 23 and 24. This year, there are nine current, former and future BCHL players that made NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings. Leading up to the draft, we will be speaking with the […]

COMMITMENT – Smoke Eaters Add OHA Captain Ridge Dawson For 2021/22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Smoke Eaters sign Okanagan Hockey Academy product Ridge Dawson for 2021/22 Trail, British Columbia (May 14th, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the newest member to the squad ahead of the 2021/22 season in forward Ridge Dawson from Kelowna, BC. Dawson, who captained his team at the Okanagan […]

Preview: Smoke Eaters Look For Revenge against the Bucks

After a short two day break, the Smoke Eaters are back in action to take on the Cranbrook Bucks, looking to avenge Sunday’s 5-3 loss to their Kootenay Rivals. Catch today’s game on BCHLTV  or Shaw Spotlight at 7pm. Season schedule vs the Bucks Apr. 4 Trail @ Cranbrook 5-3 L Apr. 7 Cranbrook @ […]

PREVIEW: Smoke Eaters Renew Rivalry with the Bucks

After both teams dropped their season opener to the Vees, the Smoke Eaters and the Bucks face off on Sunday afternoon with both teams looking for their first win of the season. Catch today’s game on BCHLTV, Shaw Spotlight or listen for free on Mixlr. Season schedule vs the Bucks Apr. 4 Trail @ Cranbrook […]

Preview: Smoke Eaters Begin Pod Season With Tilt Against the Vees

A year later, on what could have been the Interior Division final between the Smoke Eaters and the Penticton Vees, these two teams will face each other in the 2020/21 BCHL Season opener at the South Okanagan Events Centre at 7pm tonight. Four and a half months since they last played a game, the Smoke […]

Smoke Eaters Announce 2020/21 Leadership Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Smoke Eaters announce 2020/21 Leadership Group Trail, British Columbia (April 1st, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are thrilled to announce the six players who will make up this season’s leadership group as the team prepares for the 2020/21 pod season in Penticton, which begins Friday night. Chase Dafoe will be the […]

Commitment: Smoke Eaters Sign ’03 Born Forward Ross for 2021/22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Smoke Eaters sign high end Calgary Buffaloes U18 product Brendan Ross for 2021/22 Trail, British Columbia (January 25th, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the signing of Calgary born forward Brendan Ross from the Calgary Buffaloes U18 team for the 2021/22 BCHL season. Brendan Ross, younger brother to […]

Smoke Eaters Add Barton & Kobelka For 2021/22 season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Smoke Eaters sign Joel Barton and Chris Kobelka for the 2021-22 season. Trail, British Columbia (January 20th, 2021) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the first two recruits for the 2021-22 season in Joel Barton out of the Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) and Christopher Kobelka from the Edge Hockey […]