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Selkirk College Saints Come Up Empty in Post-Season

The Selkirk College Saints stumbled out of the playoff blocks this past weekend resulting in a two-game sweep in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) semi-finals at the hands of the Vancouver Island University Mariners. Dylan McCann scored 53 seconds into the series opener on Friday night to set a tone...

Smoke Eaters Advance To Second Round With 4-2 Game #5 Win In Merritt

The Trail Smoke Eaters dug deep and got a series clinching goal from Bryce Anderson as they earned a 4-2 victory in Game #5 of their Interior Division Quarterfinal series against the Merritt Centennials and won the best-of-seven series 4-1.  For the fourth time in the series, the Smoke Eaters find the back of the net first ...

Johnson's Late Goal Propels Smoke Eaters To Game #4 Victory

The Trail Smoke Eaters got a late lead from Kent Johnson and took a 3-1 series lead in their best-of-seven Interior Division Quarterfinal against the Merritt Centennials with a 3-2 victory in Game #4 on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre.  The power play was an effective weapon for the Smoke Eaters over the course...

Buskey Shines Again In Smoke Eaters Game #3 Victory Over Cents

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a 40-save performance from Donovan Buskey and a four-goal 2nd period to help them to a 5-2 Game #3 victory over the Merritt Centennials in their Interior Division Quarterfinal and took a 2-1 series lead at the Trail Memorial Centre on Tuesday night.  The Centennials started the game with good...

TRAIL SMOKE EATERS AND CITY OF TRAIL TO SUBMIT BID FOR 2021 RBC CUP

The Trail Smoke Eaters and the City of Trail are working collectively to submit a bid to Hockey Canada in hopes of hosting the 2021 National Junior A Championship at the Trail Memorial Centre in May 2021. Bid submissions from all eligible host teams and committees are due by April 30, 2019. Hockey Canada will then review the...

Selkirk College Saints Head Into Post-Season with High Expectations

The British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season begins in September, but it’s what happens in March that provides the most lasting memories. The Selkirk College Saints and the Vancouver Island University Mariners drop the puck on the league’s semi-final series starting Friday and a season’s worth of toil has...

Byers, Buskey Power Smoke Eaters To Game #2 Victory In Merritt

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a two-goal effort from Mack Byers and a 32-save performance from Donovan Buskey to earn a 5-2 victory in Game #2 of their Interior Division Quarterfinal against the Merritt Centennials and even the series at 1-1 on Saturday night at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena.  For the second time in as many...

Smoke Eaters Fall To Centennials In Game #1 By 4-2 Score

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled to get the game on even terms in the final period but fell just short, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Merritt Centennials in Game #1 of their Interior Division Quarterfinal at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena on Friday night.  The Centennials started the game with a flurry of chances and were ...

Smoke Eaters Announce Schedule and Info For Opening Round Playoff Matchup vs. Centennials

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Monday the schedule for their Interior Division Quarterfinal matchup against the Merritt Centennials which begins on Friday, March 1. The Smoke Eaters and Centennials play in the playoffs for the second time in each team’s storied history with Merritt...

Jones Plays Hero As Smoke Eaters Close Regular Season With Victory

The Trail Smoke Eaters capped off their regular season in style as Carter Jones played the hero in a 5-4 overtime victory against the West Kelowna Warriors on Saturday night at the Trail Memorial Centre.  The Smoke Eaters opened the period with an impressive jump and were rewarded on the scoreboard with Max Kryski giving the...

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