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Selkirk College Saints Look for Boost in Final Home Weekend of Season

With a home playoff series not in the cards and post-season fate still undetermined, the Selkirk College Saints will be looking for an extra jolt of energy from fans in the team’s final weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre. Needing a pair of wins to feel a level of comfort in making the British Columbia...

Player Registration is Open for The West Kootenay Timberwolves Lacrosse Team

The West Kootenay Timberwolves return to the Alberta Junior B Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League this Spring. Player registration is now open for the 2020 West Kootenay Timberwolves junior box lacrosse program. This program is an opportunity for athletes born between 1999 and 2003 to play Canada’s National Summer Sport. Practices...

Smoke Eaters Acquire Forward Matt Osadcik from the Merritt Centennials

The Trail Smoke Eaters announced today that they have acquired 19-year-old forward Matt Osadick from the Merritt Centennials for future consideration. The deal comes ahead of the January 10th CJHL trade deadline. Osadick, a native of Grande Pointe, Manitoba, is in his first BCHL season and has played 36 games thus far. Prior...

Editorial: "Discover Rossland" on February 4 (CORRECTED)

CORRECTION: this event runs until 7:30 in the evening, not until 9:30 as originally mis-reported!  So please be sure to go early.  Apologies from the editor with the inaccurate finger. Mark your calendars for February 4, 2020, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm; it will be time to “Discover Rossland” at the Miners Union Hall.  After the...

Selkirk College Saints Back Home for Final Games of Semester

The Selkirk College Saints return home this weekend where the team hopes the holiday spirit will be on their side as they wrap up the first semester of play against the Simon Fraser University Clan. Winless in their last four British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games, the Saints head into the two-game set...

Five Smoke Eaters Named To Team Canada West Selection Camp

Hockey Canada unveiled its 44 man selection camp for the upcoming World Junior A Challenge in Dawson, BC which included five Trail Smoke Eaters. Smoke Eaters captain Philippe Lapointe, assistant captains Kent Johnson and Powell Connor, forward Owen Ozar and goaltender Logan Terness were all named to the selection camp. The ...

Smoke Eaters acquire Cody Schiavon from the Surrey Eagles

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired defenseman Cody Schiavon from the Surrey Eagles Schiavon, a veteran of the BCHL, comes to Trail after spending the last two season with the Surrey Eagels, where he was an assistant captain last year, and the team’s captain this year. The Kelowna  native has...

Smoke Eaters acquire Goaltender Paler-Chow from Kings

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings The Trail Smoke Eaters have filled their vacant goaltending spot by acquiring  Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings. Another veteran of the BCHL in Paler-Chow has backstopped the Kings since the 2017-18...

Kootenay kids kill it at rugby tournament in Kamloops over Thanksgiving weekend

Four Kootenay zone teams traveled to a season-ending Kamloops 7s tournament during the Thanksgiving weekend — one of the largest junior tournaments in North America with teams from all over BC and Alberta. The Under 16 Girls team remained unbeaten and won the tournament. This included an extra time 5-0 win against Canuck Rugby...

Smoke Eaters add WHL Veteran Jameson Murray to D-core

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the signing of former Victoria Royals defenceman Jameson Murray. The Kelowna, BC native comes to Trail with more than 120 games played in the WHL, split between the Calgary Hitman, Everett Silvertips and most recently the Victoria Royals. Jameson amassed 6 goals and 23 assists ...

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