Prematurely of what’s an necessary stretch of video games for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the crew will subject a brand new look lineup Thursday evening once they host the Montreal Alouettes.
Already watching a file of 1-5 via one-third of the CFL schedule, Hamilton is on the cusp of getting into a string of what quantities to 6 consecutive four-point contests towards Montreal and the Toronto Argonauts.
Thursday’s pregame present on 900 CHML radio begins at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. A half-hour after the ultimate whistle, catch The 5th Quarter postgame present on CHML, 900chml.com and on CHML’s Fb web page.
Already with out injured star linebacker Simoni Lawrence, the Cats won’t have 14-year veteran proper sort out Chris Van Zeyl on the sector towards the Alouettes.
Van Zeyl’s hip harm will pressure Hamilton to maneuver Colin Kelly from left sort out to the appropriate facet of the offensive line whereas Travis Vornkahl comes off the follow roster to take Kelly’s spot.
Hamilton will get a lift on offence with the 2022 debut of slotback Lemar Durant, who has spent the primary six video games of the marketing campaign on the sidelines with a hand harm.
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The sport will mark Durant’s seventy fifth common season contest within the league and has made 183 receptions for two,353 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Recent off a 40-33 victory over Ottawa in Week 7, the Alouettes are 2-4 this season and sit two factors forward of Hamilton within the East Division.
A win would push the Tiger-Cats right into a second place tie with Montreal whereas the Alouettes would vault right into a tie for first place with the Argos within the East win a victory.
3 fast stats:
- Thursday’s sport marks the 195th assembly between the Tiger-Cats and Alouettes since 1950. Montreal leads the all-time collection with 96 wins, 91 losses and 7 video games have led to a tie.
- Hamilton and Montreal have cut up their final six common season video games. Nevertheless, the Alouettes have dominated this collection at house with a file of 62-33-4.
- After six begins, Ticats QB Dane Evans is second within the CFL with 1,720 passing yards however he’s twelfth in quarterback effectivity with a score of 85.8. Trevor Harris has performed in 5 video games this season and is sixth within the CFL with 1,312 passing yards. Harris’s QB score of 98.8 is the seventh highest.
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