#Trail Smoke Eaters

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Donovan Buskey stares down an attempt on goal by Vernon Vipers forward Jesse Lansdell. The Smoke Eaters got a goal from Owen Ozar 12 seconds into overtime Saturday to beat the Vipers 5-4 and take a 2-0 lead in the BCHL Interior Conference semifinal. The Vipers forced overtime with two goals in the final 66 seconds. (Katherine Peters - Black Press)

Trail blows late lead, beats Vernon in OT

Owen Ozar’s goal 12 seconds into OT gives Smoke Eaters a 5-4 win over Vipers and 2-0 series lead

 

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Powell Connor, a native of Vernon (left), tries to poke the puck away from Vipers forward Jesse Lansdell during the B.C. Hockey League Interior Conference semifinal opener Friday night in Vernon. The Smoke Eaters scored three times in the third period for a 3-1 win, their fifth straight post-season victory. (Katherine Peters - Black Press)

Trail wins series opener against Vernon

All scoring comes in third period as Smoke Eaters beat Vipers 3-1 in BCHL Interior semifinal opener

 

Trail goalie Linden Marshall stands his ground as Spencer McLean of the Smokies grabs control of the puck in front of Viper winger Hunter Zandee.-Image Credit: Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star                                Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star                                Connor Clouston (right) of the Vernon Vipers checks Josh Laframboise of the Trail Smoke Eaters in the opening game of the BCHL second-round playoffs Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vipers shut down Smokies

The Vernon Vipers stopped the Trail Smoke Eaters 2-0 in BCHL playoff action Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

 

Vernon product Blaine Caton enjoyed a solid season with the Trail Smoke Eaters. - Image Credit: Black Press Sports

Caton at home with Smokies

Vernon’s Blaine Caton and the Trail Smoke Eaters plan to keep their system simple against the Vipers.

Vernon product Blaine Caton enjoyed a solid season with the Trail Smoke Eaters. - Image Credit: Black Press Sports