49 Results for tag: Calgary Stampeders

DAN FEDERKEIL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

February 8, 2018 Stampeders.com Staff After a five-year playing career with the Calgary Stampeders, offensive lineman Dan Federkeil has officially retired from the Canadian Football League. “After giving the matter careful thought, I believe this is the right time for me to bring an end to my football career and move on to the ... More

Joshua Bell joins Stamps coaching staff

February 1, 2018 Stampeders.com Staff After a six-year career in the Canadian Football League including the past four seasons with the Stampeders, Joshua Bell is retiring as an active player and has been named Calgary’s defensive backs coach. “Josh was an intelligent player, a natural leader and a person who was very respected ... More

Stamps’ Cote retires after 11 seasons

January 23, 2018 CFL.ca Staff CALGARY — Calgary Stampeders fullback Rob Cote is retiring from the CFL after 11 seasons as a member of the Red and White, the team announced Tuesday. “I want to thank the entire Stampeders organization, my teammates and the fans for an amazing ride,” said Cote. “The past 11 years has shaped my life in many ... More

STAMPEDERS MOURN DEATH OF BOB VESPAZIANI

JANUARY 22, 2018 STAMPEDERS.COM STAFF It is with great sadness the Stampeders learn of the death of former head coach Bob Vespaziani. He passed away on Saturday in Lakefield, Ont., with family – including his wife Sheila – at his side. Vespaziani joined the Stamps in 1986 after eight seasons as an assistant coach with ... More

STAMPEDERS MOURN DEATH OF JERRY KEELING

January 20th, 2018 Stampeders.com Staff It is with great sadness the Stampeders learn of the death of Jerry Keeling, who quarterbacked the Red and White to the 1971 Grey Cup title. He was 78. Keeling — known as “Bones” to his teammates because of his slender build — joined the Stampeders in 1961 after a standout career at the ... More

LIFE AFTER FOOTBALL – RANDY CHEVRIER

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 GEORGE JOHNSON YOUR STAMPS AUTHORITY The 41-year-old rookie found himself drifting in and out, somewhere between sleep and waking, keyed up but flagging, when the moment they all anticipate, are all forced to confront, arrived. “Actual fires,’’ reports Randy Chevrier, “are down the list in terms ... More

105TH GREY CUP DIVISION FINAL MATCHUPS SET

Sunday, November 12, 2017 — EF: Saskatchewan Roughriders at Toronto Argonauts WF: Edmonton Eskimos at Calgary Stampeders TORONTO (November 12, 2017) – Following the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 31-20 victory against the Ottawa REDBLACKS and the Edmonton Eskimos’ 39-32 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the Division Final matchups ... More

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: BRUCE COVERNTON

NOVEMBER 3, 2017 STAMPEDERS.COM STAFF Even before setting foot in the home locker room at McMahon Stadium, Bruce Covernton was the answer to a Stampeders trivia question. “I think I was Wally Buono’s first-ever draft pick,” notes Covernton. Sure enough, 1992 was the year Buono added the general manager’s portfolio to his head-coaching ... More

Alumni Spotlight: Randy Chevrier

Stampeders.com Staff A position with the Calgary Fire Department is just the latest vocational pursuit for Randy Chevrier. During his 15-year professional football career – including 11 seasons with the Stampeders – Chevrier’s off-field work included stints as a substitute teacher, the operator of a boot camp for weekend athletes, a ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – SEPTEMBER

Singleton, Wilder and Zylstra named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, October 4, 2017 — TORONTO (October 4th, 2017) – Alex Singleton, James Wilder Jr. and Brandon Zylstra were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month for September of the CFL’s 2017 season. Performer of the Month for September includes all appearances from Week 11 to ... More