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Dam City to Slay on April Fools Day, Roller Derby Returns to West Kootenay Turf

The Castlegar Dam City Rollers are ready to slay the competition at their 13th anniversary game Saturday, April 1st when they take on the Penticton Pistoleras.   April Fools’ Slay is no joke; it’s a much-anticipated all-ages, family-friendly roller derby smash-up rolling into Selkirk College Gymnasium at full throttle.   “Fans...

Smoke Eaters To Face Vees In First Round OF BCHL Playoffs

The Trail Smoke Eaters are into the BCHL Playoffs, presented by Shaw and their first round opponent and dates have been confirmed. For the second consecutive year the Smoke Eaters will battle the Penticton Vees for a spot in the second round. The series will begin on March 31 in Penticton, with the Vees hosting games one and...

Smoke Eaters Add Potvin From Powell River

 The Trail Smoke Eaters have acquired forward Max Potvin from the Powell River Kings in exchange for Remy Spooner and future considerations. Potvin, a 19-year-old left-shot forward, is in his second season in the BCHL. This season Potvin has recorded 18 points in 27 games. Potvin comes from a long lineage of hockey talent, ...

Smoke Eater Brady Smith Named to NHL Central Scouting Preliminary Watch List

NHL Central Scouting has released its preliminary list of "Players to Watch" for the upcoming 2022/23 NHL Entry Draft with Smoke Eaters defenceman Brady Smith being named to the list. Smith, who is just 17 years old playing in his first year as a Smoke Eater, has been named to the NHL Central Scouting preliminary watch list...

Smoke Eaters Donate Over $2,600 To Orange Shirt Society

The Trail Smoke Eaters, along with the Murphy Family Foundation are proud to announce that we have raised over $2,600 for the Orange Shirt Society from last month's orange t-shirt sales! The Smoke Eaters were proud to incorporate our logo with the phrase “Every Child Matters” onto orange t-shirts for fans and community members...

Christina Lake native brings back Silver from Commonwealth Games

Former staff member and Christina Lake native James Dergousoff is coming home from the Commonwealth Games with a silver medal. Dergousoff, 25, swam the breast stroke leg for the Canadian entry in the 4 x 100 meter mixed medley relay that finished in second place. The team of Dergousoff, Kylie Masse, Maggie Mac Neil and Ruslan...

Smoke Eaters Add ASU Committed Forward Trey Fechko

The Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the addition of forward Trey Fechko for the 2022/23 season. Fechko, from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is set to join the Smoke Eaters after an impressive year of high school hockey in Minnesota with Edina High. The six foot, 190lbs, right shot forward put up a combined 77 points in 49 games...

Kabore Dunn Commits to NCAA Division 1 Lindenwood Lions for 2022/23

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce defenceman Kabore Dunn has committed to play Division 1 hockey at Lindenwood University in September. Dunn joined the Smoke Eaters in January and made an immediate impact to the Smoke Eaters defensive core. In 29 games for the Smokies, Dunn added 1 goal and 10 assists for 11...

Smoke Eaters Announce Four Game Preseason Schedule

The Smoke Eaters have announced that the team will play four preseason games in preparation of the 2022/23 BCHL Season. With Smoke Eaters main camp set to open on Friday, Sept. 2, the team will jump right into game action the following week with a trip south of the border to play the Wenatchee Wild. The Wild will host the...

Smoke Eaters and BCHL announce 2022 showcase in Chilliwack

The BCHL and the Trail Smoke Eaters have announced the dates for the 2022 BCHL Showcase, once again taking place in Chilliwack this October. The Showcase will take place between Monday, October 17th and Thursday October 20th at the Chilliwack Coliseum, with the Smoke Eaters playing their two games on Tuesday and Wednesday. ...
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