Smoke Eaters Announce Schedule and Info For Opening Round Playoff Matchup vs. Centennials

Trevor Miller
By Trevor Miller
February 25th, 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Monday the schedule for their Interior Division Quarterfinal matchup against the Merritt Centennials which begins on Friday, March 1.

The Smoke Eaters and Centennials play in the playoffs for the second time in each team’s storied history with Merritt winning the best-of-seven set four games to one back in the 2006 playoffs. 

The Interior Division Quarterfinal will get underway on Friday, March 1 with Games #1 and #2 taking place at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena before the scene shifts to the Trail Memorial Centre for Games #3 and #4 beginning on Tuesday, March 5. 

Full 1st Round Schedule:

Game #1: Friday, March 1st @ Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (7:00 PM)

Game #2: Saturday, March 2nd @ Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (7:00 PM)

Game #3: Tuesday, March 5th @ Trail Memorial Centre (7:00 PM)

Game #4: Wednesday, March 6th @ Trail Memorial Centre (7:00 PM)

*Game #5: Friday, March 8th @ Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (7:00 PM)

*Game #6: Saturday, March 9th @ Trail Memorial Centre (7:00 PM)

*Game #7: Monday, March 11th @ Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (7:00 PM)

* – If Necessary 

Playoff tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, February 27th and are available for purchase at the Smoke Eaters Main Office located in the Trail Memorial Centre. Pricing remains the same as the regular season. 

Playoff Ticket Prices:

Adult/Senior: $14

Youth (6-18): $5

Children 5 years of age and younger: Free entry (Requires ticket for entry) 

The Smoke Eaters open the postseason on Friday night in Game #1 of their best-of-seven Interior Division Quarterfinal against the Merritt Centennials. Puck drop is slated for 7:00 PM from the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena with the game being broadcasted live on mixlr.com/trail-smoke-eaters as well as pay-per-view at HockeyTV.com beginning at 6:45 PM with the Voice of the Smoke Eaters, Trevor Miller.

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