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After an 11-7 rookie season, Trestman has a chance to win the Grey Cup when the Alouettes take on the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL championship game before more than 60,000 at Olympic Stadium on Sunday (6 p.m. ET).
Posted: November 20, 2008
 
 
With just over three days before the 96th Grey Cup in Montreal, the organizing committee is pleased to announce that over 60,000 tickets have been sold to the biggest game of the year.
Posted: November 20, 2008
 
 
It used to be that about every other year, Don Matthews would ride into Grey Cup week on a wave of his own irascible words. Instead we will have a lawyer and a former quarterback coaching the Montreal Alouettes and the Calgary Stampeders in the 96th Grey Cup.
Posted: November 20, 2008
 
 
Each day Jaime Stein from CFL.ca will take you behind the scenes at the 2008 Grey Cup in Montreal.  CFL.ca is the place to be for exclusive video, stories, and images from all the events happening in Montreal.
Posted: November 20, 2008
 
 
CFL.ca presents a view from behind the scenes in Montreal at the 2008 Grey Cup championship.
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
The Calgary Stampeders defence was torn down after allowing the most points in the league last season and built back up almost from scratch, with a new defensive co-ordinator, 10 new starters and, most importantly, a new attitude.
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
But before quarterbacks Anthony Calvillo of the Montreal Alouettes and Henry Burris of the Calgary Stampeders square off in the CFL's marquee contest Sunday, there's still the matter of which one will also walk off with the CFL's outstanding player award?
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
A Hollywood screenwriter couldn’t have scripted a better set of divisional final tilts than we saw last weekend.  Teams battling to nail-biter conclusions, players rising (and falling) to the occasion, and maniac crowds willing their teams to victory.
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
The pilot came across the pubic address system at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday as WestJet Flight 546 touched down on the Island of Montreal. "I'll be watching the game," said the man in charge. "Go Stamps go."
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
This Sunday marks the first-ever Grey Cup on TSN – and the network has Canada’s biggest sporting event of the year covered with the most extensive Grey Cup coverage in the history of the CFL.
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
Head coaches Marc Trestman and John Hufnagel addressed the media together for the first time at the 2008 Grey Cup on Wednesday morning in downtown Montreal.  You can watch the media conference here on CFL.ca.
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
Saskatchewan Roughriders lineman Gene Makowsky and slotback Weston Dressler are at Grey Cup week in Montreal as the CFL West Division's nominees for Most Outstanding Lineman and Rookie of the Year, respectively.
Posted: November 19, 2008
 
 
Henry Burris emerged off the team plane in Montreal on Tuesday afternoon donning a black cowboy hat, and he said it signifies how his Stampeders want to rob the Alouettes of winning the Grey Cup this Sunday in front of their hometown fans.
Posted: November 18, 2008
 
 
Each day Jaime Stein from CFL.ca will take you behind the scenes at the 2008 Grey Cup in Montreal.  CFL.ca is the place to be for exclusive video, stories, and images from all the events happening in Montreal.
Posted: November 18, 2008
 
 
There was no hesitation, no second-guessing the game, the moment that turned the Canadian Football League campaign into a dream season for the Calgary Stampeders: A gutsy performance in the Labour Day rematch versus Edmonton.
Posted: November 18, 2008
 
 
Jeff Piercy has been to the Grey Cup both as a fan and as a player, and there is no time in the year that is more truly Canadian, especially now that Riderville and Tigertown are merging, he states in his blog, exclusive to CFL.ca.
Posted: November 18, 2008
 
 
The 1977 Grey Cup game in Montreal was hit with a double whammy. A transit strike that shut down the city’s subway and buses and a massive blizzard made travel by taxis and personal vehicles all but impossible.
Posted: November 17, 2008
 
 
John Hufnagel will make his Grey Cup debut as the head coach of a CFL club Sunday, but he's no stranger to big football games. Hufnagel won the 1992 Grey Cup as the Calgary Stampeders' offensive co-ordinator.
Posted: November 17, 2008
 
 
Four years ago, linebacker JoJuan Armour learned the painful lesson that a loss in a championship game dramatically erases the impact of a successful regular season.
Posted: November 17, 2008
 
 
The Calgary Stampeders won a tight battle with the B.C. Lions 22-18 to book their trip to the Grey Cup and a date with the Montreal Alouettes.
Posted: November 15, 2008
 
 
CFL.ca presents its Road to the Grey Cup roundtable discussion.  Three CFL beat writers present their views on various topics.  This week's topics include Wake vs. Reynolds, which team is the Cup favourite and who has the best offence in the East Final.
Posted: November 14, 2008
 
 
While Jack Bedell enjoys every bit of the CFL season he explains why nothing compares to the energy and intensity of the playoffs, in his exclusive blog for CFL.ca.
Posted: November 12, 2008
 
 
Now that the clocks have been turned back, it is time to jump forward into playoff mode and head down the Road to the Grey Cup.  East & West Finals weekend is coming up and tickets remain for playoff games in Calgary and Montreal.
Posted: November 12, 2008
 
 
With four teams left in the hunt for the Grey Cup, Jeff Piercy has elected to turn his blog into a “chalk talk” this week and give the CFL’s fans something to watch for this weekend in the East and West Final.
Posted: November 11, 2008
 
 
The 96th Grey Cup, Canada's largest single day sporting event, is just less than two weeks away.  For all of the latest Grey Cup news you can visit the official website of the Grey Cup: www.CFLGreyCup.ca.
Posted: November 11, 2008
 
 
Touchdown! Mike and Shelley Malyk from Winnipeg, Manitoba have won the pair’s edition of the Making the Connection CFL Challenge, presented by Making the Connection and the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Posted: November 11, 2008
 
 
Ray "Bibbles" Bawel, a Hamilton defensive back, has just picked off his second pass of the game and was headed down the sidelines with a clear path to the end zone until a spectator stuck out his foot out and tripped Bawel, preventing a touchdown.
Posted: November 09, 2008
 
 
Mother Nature helped make sure the CFL's longest Grey Cup drought remained intact Saturday. The loss means an 18th straight year without a championship for the Bombers.
Posted: November 08, 2008
 
 
Now that the clocks have been turned back, it is time to jump forward into playoff mode and head down the Road to the Grey Cup.  The West Semi-Final in Regina is sold out, but tickets still remain for playoff games in Winnipeg, Calgary, and Montreal.
Posted: November 06, 2008
 
 
The Canadian Football League (CFL) today announced that VERSUS will, for the first time, air the Grey Cup in the United States. The 96th installment of the game will be played at Olympic Stadium in Montreal on Sunday, November 23, at 6:00 p.m. ET.
Posted: November 06, 2008