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by Trevor Miller on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters dropped Game #7 of their best-of-seven Interior Division Semi Final against the Vernon Vipers by a 5-2 score on Monday night at Kal Tire Place and saw their 2018/19 season come to a close. 

The Vipers started the game as good as any team could in a Game #7 as they applied lots of pressure early on and got a 1-0 lead at the 7:36 mark of the opening period. Josh...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Mar 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a 46-save performance from Adam Marcoux and two goals from Mack Byers to stave off elimination and force a Game #7 after a 5-2 victory in Game #6 at the Trail Memorial Centre on Saturday night. 

The opening period went scoreless for long stretches of time before the Smoke Eaters were able to score first for the 5th time in 6 games of the series and...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Mar 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters suffered their third straight loss of the Interior Division Semi Final as they dropped a 5-2 decision to the Vernon Vipers in Game #5 on Friday night at Kal Tire Place. 

The game started with plenty of jump on both sides as the Smoke Eaters got the game’s first power play and opened the scoring for the fourth time in five games. Kent Johnson worked the puck up to...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Mar 17 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used just 12 seconds of overtime with Owen Ozar playing the hero to give the visitors a 5-4 victory and a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven Interior Division Semi Final against the Vernon Vipers on Saturday night. 

The Smoke Eaters were first on the scoreboard for the fifth time in the postseason as Braeden Tuck finished off a nice play and scored in his fourth...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 17 2019

Trinity Western men's hockey team earned their second straight BCIHL title after a dominant 9-1 win in Game 2 of the championship series over the Vancouver Island Mariners Friday at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre.

Spartans captain Kaleb Denham (Innisfail, Alta.) had three assists in the game, while Evan Last (Surrey, B.C.) and Brayden Brown (Calgary) both scored two goals...

by Trevor Miller on Saturday Mar 16 2019

The Trail Smoke Eatersused an outstanding defensive performance to pick up a 3-1 victory in Game #1 of their best-of-seven Interior Division Semi Final against the Vernon Vipers on Friday night at Kal Tire Place. 

Trail had some good looks in the opening period and had three power plays to work with, including a 1:12 5-on-3-man advantage, but the Smoke Eaters could not beat Vipers...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Mar 15 2019

There’s something about elimination games that seems to bring out the best in the Nelson Leafs.

Sparked by the stellar netminding of rookie starter Tenzin Mint, the Nelson Leafs staved off the first of three potential Murdoch Final elimination games, edging the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 3-0 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff action Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 13 2019

After facing two elimination games during the first round of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoffs against Spokane Braves, the Nelson Leafs once again find themselves walking a tightrope.

Noah Decottignies stopped 20 shots sparking Beaver Valley Nitehawks to a 3-0 victory over Nelson Leafs Wednesday night in Murdoch Final action at the Fruitvale Arena.

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