Trail Smoke Eaters

Smoke Eaters forward Connor Michaud battles for the puck on Sunday night in a 2-1 loss to the Prince George Spruce Kings. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters win three-game series vs Prince George

Prince George earns 2-1 win Sunday after falling twice to Trail Smoke Eaters in shoot out

 

Zach Michaelis commits

Smoke Eaters forward commits to Northern Michigan

Smoke Eater Zach Michaeils signed letter of intent to attend Northern Michigan University in 2022-23

 

Trail Smoke Eaters fail to complete comeback in 5-3 loss to Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters shut out Warriors, fall to Bucks

New additions contribute in Smoke Eaters first win of the new year

 

Carson Briere

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni nominated for Hobey Baker Award

Four former Trail Smoke Eaters were nominated for the most prestigious award in NCAA hockey

Carson Briere
Trail Smoke Eaters sent goalie Bailey Monteith to the Virden Oil Capitals at the trade deadline on Monday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters make flurry of deals at deadline

Smoke Eaters shore up last line of defence with addition of veteran goalie Cole Tisdale

Trail Smoke Eaters sent goalie Bailey Monteith to the Virden Oil Capitals at the trade deadline on Monday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters send defenceman Chris Kobelka, 18, to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons for 20-year-old defenceman Kabore Dunn. Photo: Jim Bailey

Update: Trail Smoke Eaters shore up defence, add forward

The Trail Smoke Eaters were making deals up to the trade deadline Monday, Jan. 10

Smoke Eaters send defenceman Chris Kobelka, 18, to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons for 20-year-old defenceman Kabore Dunn. Photo: Jim Bailey
Brady Hunter

Trail Smoke Eaters forward commits to Merrimack

Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter is tied for the most points, 30, on the Trail roster

Brady Hunter
Trail Smoke Eaters head coach and GM Tim Fragle’s (left) Christmas wish is to see improvement on team defence in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters coach Tim Fragle reflects on first half

It has been an interesting and entertaining first half of the season…

Trail Smoke Eaters head coach and GM Tim Fragle’s (left) Christmas wish is to see improvement on team defence in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis breaks for the net, but, is stymied on this effort as Trail dropped both games against the Cranbrook Bucks this weekend. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters lose both ends of a home-and-home to Cranbrook Bucks

The Cranbrook Bucks come back from 3-1 deficit to sweep weekend series over Smoke Eaters

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis breaks for the net, but, is stymied on this effort as Trail dropped both games against the Cranbrook Bucks this weekend. Photos: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis scored twice and added an insurance goal in the shootout in a 3-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers last week. Photos: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters forward named to BCHL Top Prospects team

Smokies’ Zach Michaelis named to Top Prospects team and earns 2nd star honours from BCHL last week

Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis scored twice and added an insurance goal in the shootout in a 3-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers last week. Photos: Jim Bailey
Trail defenceman Jordan Hendry and goalie Evan Fradette team up to make a game saving stop late in the third period as the Trail Smoke Eaters earned two points in a 3-2 shootout win over Vernon Vipers Friday. Photos: Jim Bailey.

Trail Smoke Eaters earn weekend split with Vees, Vipers

Smoke Eaters forward Zach Michaelis leads Trail to shootout victory over Vipers

Trail defenceman Jordan Hendry and goalie Evan Fradette team up to make a game saving stop late in the third period as the Trail Smoke Eaters earned two points in a 3-2 shootout win over Vernon Vipers Friday. Photos: Jim Bailey.
Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association is hoping to ice more referees for the remainder of season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail minor hockey in need of referees

One suggestion is for parents to get in on the action and become an on-ice official

Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association is hoping to ice more referees for the remainder of season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter earned the BCHL First Star of the week for his eight points in three game streak. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters forward earns BCHL first star honour

Trail Smoke Eater Brady Hunter counted eight points in three games last week

Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter earned the BCHL First Star of the week for his eight points in three game streak. Photo: Jim Bailey
L-R: Smoke Eaters Christian Lowe, Chris Kobelka, Ethan Willoughby, Charlie Strobel, and Garrett Valk are urging Trail fans to get your tickets while they last. The Trail Smoke Eaters and the Murphy Family Foundation are teaming up for a BC Special Olympic-Trail fundraiser. Photo: Jim Bailey

Murphy Foundation and Trail Smoke Eaters team up to support Special Olympics

Murphy Family Foundation launches Toonies for a Ticket Celebrating Our Athletes initiative

L-R: Smoke Eaters Christian Lowe, Chris Kobelka, Ethan Willoughby, Charlie Strobel, and Garrett Valk are urging Trail fans to get your tickets while they last. The Trail Smoke Eaters and the Murphy Family Foundation are teaming up for a BC Special Olympic-Trail fundraiser. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail goalie Even Fradette made 45 saves in a 7-4 Smoke Eaters victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Wednesday in Cranbrook. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters outgun Cranbrook Bucks

Trail goalie Evan Fradette faced 49 shots and earned 10th win as the Smoke Eaters beat the Bucks 7-4

Trail goalie Even Fradette made 45 saves in a 7-4 Smoke Eaters victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Wednesday in Cranbrook. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters sniper Kent Johnson earned an invitation to Team Canada’s World Junior camp Dec. 9-12 in Calgary. Photo: Jim Bailey

Former Smoke Eater invited to World Junior camp

Trail Smoke Eater alumnus Kent Johnson will compete for a spot on Team Canada

Smoke Eaters sniper Kent Johnson earned an invitation to Team Canada’s World Junior camp Dec. 9-12 in Calgary. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters played their last out-of-conference game against the Victoria Grizzlies last month, after the BCHL cancelled all games against Coastal Conference teams due to severe flooding and road closures. Photo: Jim Bailey

BCHL cancels all out-of-conference games

Trail Smoke Eaters game vs Chilliwack canceled, play Vernon Vipers on Friday, Merritt Saturday

Trail Smoke Eaters played their last out-of-conference game against the Victoria Grizzlies last month, after the BCHL cancelled all games against Coastal Conference teams due to severe flooding and road closures. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter set up two goals in a 4-3 overtime win over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters take down Bucks in OT

Trail Smoke Eaters captain scores in OT for dramatic 4-3 win over Cranbrook Bucks

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter set up two goals in a 4-3 overtime win over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trophy Town

Trophy Town doc brings back fond memories for ‘61 Smoke Eaters Doc

Dr. Jack Colbert put on his ‘61 Team Canada jersey to revisit old friends

Trophy Town
The Trail Smoke Eaters trip to the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island was postponed due to flooding. The Smokies however will play the Bucks in Cranbrook on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters weekend games rescheduled

Smoke Eaters scheduled trip to Lower Mainland postponed, will play the Bucks in Cranbrook Saturday

  • Nov 18, 2021
The Trail Smoke Eaters trip to the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island was postponed due to flooding. The Smokies however will play the Bucks in Cranbrook on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey