Kienan Scott, the leading scorer with the Summerland Steam last year, has committed to the Trail Smoke Eaters for the coming hockey season.
Last year, Scott was the Kootenay Interior Junior Hockey League’s Rookie of the Year.
Scott began by playing with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs last season, but joined the Steam in early October.
In his first game with Summerland’s Junior B team, he had two assists against the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Oct. 4.
He played 39 regular season games for the Steam and added 32 goals and 56 points.
In the first round playoff series against the North Okanagan Knights, he had one goal and two assists in the seven games of the series.
The Trail Smoke Eaters finished sixth in the B.C. Hockey League’s Interior Division last year. The team had 10 wins, 42 losses, two ties and four overtime losses.
The team was last in goals for, with 151 and last in goal differential, at -123.