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Smokies welcome new head coach, GM

The Trail Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce Tim Fragle as the team’s next General Manager and Head Coach. Fragle, a native of Edmonton, Alberta and former Smoke Eater comes to Trail with a strong coaching resume as the team’s new General Manager and Head Coach. During the past four years, Fragle has been head...

Selkirk College Saints and BCIHL Take Fall Semester Pause

To ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season will not begin its regular season any sooner than January 2021. At last week’s annual general meeting, the Selkirk College Saints and other member teams decided that safety concerns related to the COVID-19 ...

Skate parks to open in Castlegar and Creston May 27

The Regional District of Central Community (RDCK) is pleased to announce that the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex and the Creston and District Recreation Complex will be opening its skate parks on Wednesday May 27. This is a coordinated effort with representatives from across the West Kootenay region who met to ...

Selkirk College Saints Add Pair of Key Components

The Selkirk College Saints have started to build for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with the addition of a proven competitor between the pipes and a power forward who can put the puck in the net. Goaltender Jake Anthony and forward Carson Erhardt have committed to the Saints program...

The Smoke Eaters commit to Lawrence Academy product David Sacco for 2020/21.

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to welcome forward David Sacco, a University of New Hampshire commit, to the Smoke Eaters organization for the upcoming season. Sacco, from Middleton, Massachusetts joins the Smoke Eaters after playing his last two years for the Lawrence Academy Spartans of the USHS-Prep league. The 18-year-old...

Smoke Eaters' Colella Commits to Northern Michigan Wildcats for 2020/21.

Trail, British Columbia (April 1st, 2020) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitment of #13 Michael Colella to Northern Michigan University to play division 1 hockey next season. After a season in the USHL in 2018/19 where he totaled 23 points in 54 games, including 21 points in ten games at the NCDC...

Dam City Rollers birthday bash cancelled

The Castlegar Dam City Rollers are postponing their Dam Birthday Bash event as a precautionary measure due to travel and public safety concerns. The 10-year anniversary event, which was scheduled for this Saturday night at the Selkirk College Gymnasium, will be rescheduled for a later date this year, Dam City announced today....

Selkirk College Saints Hit the Reset Button

The Trinity Western University Spartans finished a hefty 21 points ahead of the Selkirk College Saints in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season. The upshot of matching up against tough odds in the first round of the playoffs is that once the puck drops to start the BCIHL semi-final between...

Selkirk College Saints Lock Up Playoff Spot

The Selkirk College Saints will ride the underdog train into the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs after clinching the final spot in the run for the championship. The Saints returned to the West Kootenay from a weekend roadtrip on Vancouver Island with one out of a possible four points, but it ...

Kent Johnson named League MVP and Most Sportsmanlike while Logan Terness takes home Rookie of the Year award

 The British Columbia Hockey League announced today the various league award winners from the regular season, with two Trail Smoke Eaters receiving three of the awards. Kent Johnson -  Along with already claiming the Brett Hull Trophy as the leagues leading scorer with 101 points in 52 games, Johnson has been named the winner...
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