Smokies Sign 19-year-old Sniper from New Hampshire
The Trail Smoke Eaters have added a 19-year-old forward from New Hampshire for next season.
Jack DesRuisseaux split last season with the Tabor Academy in the USHS-Prep league and the Boston Jr. Bruins U-18 AAA program.
The right-shot front liner who totaled 32 goals and 38 assists for 70 points in 50 games, has already made an NCAA Division 1 commitment to Sacred Heart University.
Earlier this month the Smoke Eaters announced the addition of Toronto native Corson Macguire.
The 18-year-old right shot forward tallied 32 goals and 21 assists in 73 games last season with U-18 Bishop Kearney Selects.
Macguire was a standout at the Circle K Classic Tournament in Calgary, the Christmas time event formerly known as the Mac's Midget Tournament.
He had five goals and five assists in six games to lead his team to first place in their group.
Head Coach and GM Tim Fragle told Bounce News before last weekend’s spring camp that the team expected to announce a few signings after watching about 100 players at the annual evaluation camp.
The 15-year-old from Trail who has committed to the Smoke Eaters for the 2024-25 season is in his second season with the Rink Hockey Academy in Kelowna and played a preseason game with the Smoke Eaters in Penticton.
Three Kootenay-Boundary Regional fire fighters are accused of assault in the April beating of a homeless man in downtown Trail. Meanwhile, RCMP suspect arson in Thursday's mobile home fire in Genelle.
Winger Adam Parsons has been named to the initial roster for the BCHL's All-Star weekend next month in Penticton. Defenseman Adam Barone was named the third star of last week in the BCHL after recording four assists
Crews arrived at the 500-block of 16th-Avenue, at 2:38PM, to find a fully involved mobile home. The incident was under control by 3:50AM but the structure was a total loss.
Councillor Keith Page asked the delegation, "Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health", what partnerships and proposals are being explored to increase active transportation. Councillor Rik Logtenberg says the more use and incentive for active transportation, the more development is possible.
Trail RCMP says a replica handgun and over $400 cash was seized earlier this month, November 11th, after police responded to a complaint that two people were passed out inside a running vehicle.
The City had budgeted and provided the Kootenay Gallery of Art $58,470 for 2023. This latest funding request, a $20,000 increase, will be considered during budget deliberations.
One speaker highlighted council’s support to stand with Ukraine, before requesting that further demands are made to the Canadian government: A call for an immediate ceasefire, access to humanitarian aid and releasing hostages. The next two speakers spoke to pushback from a public event in Nelson.
A presentation to City Council heard that Nelson has the second highest crime rate, call volume and charge approvals per capita in BC, but staff is stretched to keep up with demand.