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Redmond, Lucchini take POWs for MTU

When two of your players are recognized as conference players of the week, chances are it’s been a pretty good stretch of games for your team. Such is the case for Michigan Tech as BCHL alums Jake Lucchini and Angus Redmond were named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) offensive player of the week and […]

Santerno signs with Bentley

Patience, and a big boost in productivity, has paid off for Trail Smoke Eaters center Luke Santerno. The Smithers, B.C. native has accepted an NCAA Div. I offer and will play for Bentley University next season. With 21 goals and 18 assists in 28 games played so far this season, Santerno is fifth in BCHL […]

Howarth commits to ‘Cats

Already well on his way to new BCHL highs in goals and points, Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kale Howarth can add another line to his hockey bio – a college hockey commitment to Northern Michigan University. Howarth accepted the NMU offer last week and will head to campus next season. The 6-foot-5, 205-pounder has seven […]

Armour commits to Bemidji State

Ross Armour of the Trail Smoke Eaters has committed to Bemidji State University of the NCAA Div. I Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) for the 2018-19 season. A native of Rossland, B.C. – just outside Trail – Armour posted 9-26-35 last season in 53 games and is off to a fine start to this season with […]

Smokies hire Cam Keith

The Trail Smoke Eaters have found their man. Cam Keith, an assistant coach last season with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Cincinnati Cyclones, was named the Smokies head coach on Sunday. Keith’s high level of professionalism, work ethic and knowledge proved major assets to the Cyclones franchise.  The Smoke Eaters are confident that Cam will […]

MacEachern inks with U of T

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman and captain Evan MacEachern has committed to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues for the 2016-17 season. MacEachern joined the Smokies part way through the 2014-15 season and in 14 games collected five assists.  In 45 games this past season he had nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points. His leadership […]

Morrison commits to Hamilton College

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL Communications) The reward for a strong showing in the BCHL by Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Bennett Morrison will be the chance to display his skills in the NCAA. Morrison, who played for both the Chilliwack Chiefs and Smoke Eaters this season, will play for Hamilton College of the New England […]

Road to Tampa Bay starts Friday

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The NCAA Div. I opening round, and the road to the Frozen Four in Tampa Bay, Fla., gets going Friday and BCHL graduates will take their fair share of the spotlight. All told, 56 BCHL alums (eight of whom are NHL draft picks, noted below with italics) will feature in […]

Div. III Frozen Four

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The NCAA Div. III Frozen Four takes place this week and will feature a number of BCHL alums. Former Surrey Eagles and Trail Smoke Eaters star Erik Cooper will try to lead the St. Norbert Green Knights to the finals when they face off against the UMass Boston Beacons […]

BCHL Alums feature heavily in WCHA postseason awards

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The WCHA awards heavily featured BCHL talents. Headlining the group was the Michigan Tech Huskies star forward Alex Petan, who was named WCHA Player of the Year and part of the All-WCHA First team. Petan led the Huskies with 17 goals and 30 points. The Coquitlam Express alum played […]