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by Trevor Miller on Monday Jan 28 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used three power play and a four-point performance from Trevor Zins to propel them to a 5-4 victory over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday night at the Shaw Centre. 

The Smoke Eaters opened the scoring at the 6:01 mark in the 1st period and was a special one for affiliate player Paul Leroux as he tipped in his first career BC Hockey League goal....

by Trevor Miller on Saturday Jan 26 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered a late 3rd period lead and fell in overtime to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks by a 3-2 score on Friday night at the Shaw Centre. 

It was a bit of a feeling out process in the opening period of play as the two teams collected seven shots each with none finding the back of the net. Trail had the 1st period’s only power play that offered...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jan 22 2019

For his first off-ice hockey job, Selkirk College alumnus Arie Postmus could not have landed a better boss to show him the ropes.

This past summer, the former Selkirk College Saints defenceman secured a position with the Western Hockey League’s Red Deer Rebels as the team’s Hockey Operations Administrator that includes a focus on player education and wellness. His boss is Brent Sutter,...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 14 2019

The Selkirk College Saints made an important leap forward in the quest to host the first round of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs with a weekend sweep of the University of Victoria Vikes.

Needing a four-point weekend to edge up in the standings, the Saints topped the Vikes 4-2 on Friday night and then made good on their goal by taking out Victoria 5-2...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 10 2019

Sitting in the middle of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) pack, the Selkirk College Saints have embarked on the second half of the season with one goal in mind.

“We need to get ourselves prepared for a playoff run,” says Saints head coach Brent Heaven. “There is only so much we control and that is how we play the game. We can’t worry about what other teams are...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 06 2019

Julien Locke of Nelson kicked off the 2019 Cross-Country Ski season in style after recently capturing the men’s Classic Sprint Title at the 2019 U.S. Cross-Country Ski Nationals in Craftsbury, Vermont.

Locke, a graduate of the Nelson Nordic Ski Club and now member of the Canadian National Ski Team, edged out Ben Saxton and Logan Hanneman of the United States to claim the Sprint Title....

by Contributor on Friday Jan 04 2019

With 2018 now in the books, it’s time to see what’s happening on the lakes with another installment of the Reel Adventures Fishing Report.

Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures said 2018 was definitely a fun year, meeting many new families and friends and it just reassures the reason we’re in the business. Putting smiles on faces………

Looking back on the 2018 season I have a lot of great...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jan 03 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the club has committed to goaltender Logan Terness (’02) for the 2019/20 season along with signing goaltender Chad Cromar (’99) for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. 

Terness, 16, recently spent the last month with the Smoke Eaters, getting into his first three games of his BC Hockey League career including a 16-...

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