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by Trevor Miller on Sunday Dec 16 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce forward Kent Johnson (’02) has committed to the University of Michigan Wolverines for the 2020-21 season. 

Johnson, 16, is in his first season with the Smoke Eaters as well as the BC Hockey League, scoring 11 goals and adding 12 assists for 23 points to go along with 22 penalty minutes this season in 35 games played....

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Dec 16 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a two-goal performance from Diarmad DiMurro to help them to a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees on Saturday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

Diarmad DiMurro scored his first two goals of his BC Hockey League career with Chase Stevenson opening the scoring with the Teddy Bear Toss goal to help the Smoke Eaters to the one-goal victory and pick up their...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Dec 13 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled from a two-goal deficit to force overtime but fell by a 3-2 score to the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

Jimmy Darby collected his first career BC Hockey League goal in the 2nd period while Chase Stevenson scored in the 3rd period to get the game even and force overtime but Mitch Andres ended the game...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Dec 09 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters opened the scoring but couldn’t build off of that momentum as they fell by a 3-1 score to the Langley Rivermen on Saturday night at George Preston Arena.

For the second straight night, the Smoke Eaters were first to get on the scoresheet and came from Bryce Anderson at the 7:26 mark of the opening frame. Trevor Zins played the puck deep inside the Rivermen zone...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

When Whitecaps FC began opening Regional Academy Centres, the club made a commitment to give local players opportunities to have high level coaching, develop their game, and see a pathway towards levels of success that they may not have previously considered.

Part of that commitment has come in the form of a recent ‘Caps to Collegeprogram at select centres. The selection-based system is...

by Trevor Miller on Monday Dec 03 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters made a valiant comeback effort in the 3rd period but fell just short as they dropped a 3-2 decision to the Penticton Vees on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. 

The Smoke Eaters started the game with plenty of pressure on the Vees net, opening the game with a 7-2 shot advantage in the first 12 minutes of the game and finished the period...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Dec 02 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered three power play goals and seven tallies on the night as their three-game home ice winning streak came to an end with a 7-4 loss to the Penticton Vees on Friday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

The Vees were first to hit the scoresheet and grab a 1-0 lead at the 9:37 mark of the opening period. Jack Lagerstrom made a pair of moves to get away from...

by Trevor Miller on Saturday Dec 01 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced Saturday the team has traded goaltender Tanner Marshall (’00) to the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) in exchange for future considerations. 

Marshall, 18, was in his second season as a member of the Smoke Eaters, playing in 27 career games with the club. The 6’0”, 170-pound netminder posted an 11-10 record...

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