The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Tuesday the schedule for their Interior Division Semi Final against the Vernon Vipers on Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
The Smoke Eaters and Vipers will meet in their eighth playoff series with the two having a long postseason history. Trail and Vernon have played in 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008 and most recently in 2017 with the Vipers defeating the Smoke Eaters in five games in the Interior Division Semi Final.
The Interior Division Semi Final will get underway on Friday, March 17 for Games 1 and 2 at the Kal Tire Place before the series shifts back to the Trail Memorial Centre for Games 3 and 4 beginning on Monday, March 20.
Full 2 Round Schedule:
Game 1: Friday, March 15 @ Kal Tire Place (7 p.m.)
Game 2: Saturday, March 16 @ Kal Tire Place (6 p.m.)
Game 3: Tuesday, March 19 @ Trail Memorial Centre (7 p.m.)
Game 4: Wednesday, March 20 @ Trail Memorial Centre (7 p.m.)
*Game 5: Friday, March 22 @ Kal Tire Place (7 p.m.)
*Game 6: Saturday, March 23 @ Trail Memorial Centre (7 p.m.)
*Game 7: Monday, March 25 @ Kal Tire Place (7 p.m.)
* - If Necessary
Second round tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, March 13 and are available for purchase at the Smoke Eaters Main Office located in the Trail Memorial Centre. Pricing remains the same as the regular season.
Playoff Ticket Prices:
Youth (6-18): $5
Children 5 years of age and younger: Free entry (Requires ticket for entry)
The Smoke Eaters will open their Interior Division Semi Final on the road against the Vernon Vipers on Friday night in Game #1. Puck drop is slated for 7 p.m. with the pre-game show beginning at 6:45 p.m. from Kal Tire Place on the mixlr.com/trail-smoke-eaters as well as HockeyTV.com with the Voice of the Smoke Eaters, Trevor Miller.