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Trail, British Columbia (June 28, 2018) – Player Commitment

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Kyle Budvarson for the 2018-2019 season. The Red Deer native has played the past two seasons with the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs of the Alberta AAA Midget League. This past season, the 6’0”, 190 lb defenseman was the captain of a Chiefs team that was near the top of league standings with a 24-5-6 record. Over the past two seasons, the defenseman has amassed 27 points from the back end in the highly competitive AMHL.

General Manager and Head Coach, Jeff Tambellini is excited to add another piece to the Trail Smoke Eaters defense, adding “We are thrilled to add Kyle to our defense group for next season. He has been a captain at every level and possesses the ability to defend and compete at an outstanding rate. We feel that Kyle is going to represent what a Trail Smoke Eater truly is on and off the ice.”

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to add another high-caliber recruit to our organization and welcome Kyle and his family to our team and community.

Budvarson joins defensemen Jeremy Smith, Diarmad DiMurro and forward, Hayden Rowan as the fourth acquisition for the Smoke Eaters this week.