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The free agent market simplified

February 11, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Over the course of the past few days you’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the free agent market. And it’s no sin to admit that this has left you somewhat confused and possibly very ...

The start of the free agency period: how will Danny Maciocia handle things?

February 10, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Danny Maciocia and his colleagues were hunkered down in the office for the last weeks planning for the start of the CFL free agency period and any subsequent steps that will need to be taken.

Q&A With the Coaches

February 7, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
What can you expect from the Alouettes’ coaches in 2020? Khari Jones, André Bolduc and Bob Slowik answer your questions.

The 2020 Alouettes Coaching Staff: A Family Affair

February 6, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Chemistry. It’s one of those words we hear over and over again in the football world. But while the concept is often associated to the bond between players, we forget how important it is for the ...

With Free Agency Approaching, What’s Next for Our Alouettes?

February 3, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Free agents, combine, draft, training camp… Learn more about all the key-moments leading to the football season.

O’Leary: Maciocia, Als dealing with salary cap ahead of free agency

January 31, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
Freshly-hired Montreal Alouettes’ GM Danny Maciocia is trying to get his team’s salary cap under control as free agency approaches, he tells CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.

Kristian Matte: Home is where his heart is

January 24, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Our 10-year veteran, o-lineman Kristian Matte, will be back in our locker room in 2020 and everyone is thrilled about it. So much so that we pulled some of the best pics of our big guy through ...

2020 CFL Ratio Rules Explained (or Sort of)

January 22, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Learn more about the 2020 adjustments made to the ratio rules that football teams need to follow to build their roster.

5 things you should know about Mario Cecchini

January 16, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
The entire organization felt the strong wind of change that blew on the team earlier this week when Danny Maciocia and Mario Cecchini were appointed General Manager and President. A change that ...

5 things to know about Danny Maciocia

January 15, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
The name “Danny Maciocia” is very well-known in Quebec, and even across the country. But how well do you actually know the man and his accomplishments? Here are 5 things to know about our new ...

With its powerful foursome in place, the team is ready to take a leap forward

January 14, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Last week, our owner Gary Stern assured Montrealers that he would find the best candidates for the President and General Manager positions, and fast. Mission accomplished. Our organization is now ...

Tough, but fascinating. Everything you need to know about Gary Stern.

January 9, 2020 | Émilie Desgagné
Most of us likely had the same reaction when hearing the team was sold to Sid Spiegel and Gary Stern: Who the heck are they? Raise your hand if you picked your phone up and googled either one of ...

O’Leary: Jones invigorated by Alouettes’ new ownership

January 9, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
The new ownership of the Montreal Alouettes has head coach Khari Jones excited and ready for the upcoming season. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.

Why Catching Some Zzz’s Over the Holidays Matters

December 13, 2019 | Émilie Desgagné
With the cold weather that’s now here to stay, you’ve been getting the urge to just… hibernate? We feel you. And guess what? You’re not alone! Even the bodies of professional athletes, like ...

A Year of Firsts

December 1, 2019 | Émilie Desgagné
Our 2019 season was spectacular, providing a lot of hope for the future. In that spirit, there were plenty of firsts to go along with some accomplishments the team had not achieved in a very long ...

An Enriching Season on Many Levels

November 25, 2019 | Émilie Desgagné
The 2019 season is officially over, for all teams now. Our playoff run ended a little more abruptly than we had hoped for, but the year was interesting enough for the team to learn important ...

Long Read: The rapid rise of Khari Jones

November 6, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Khari Jones is unlike any other coach in the CFL. He saw bigger things for his team and he was determined to take them there.

Under the Helmet of Jake Wieneke – A Family Affair

October 23, 2019 | Émilie Desgagné
Ask any athlete to tell you what the key factors to his success are and he will likely answer that, above all, the support from family, friends and fans has the biggest impact on his performance. ...

Als’ DC Slowik learning as he goes in first season

October 18, 2019 | Kristina Costabile
It’s been a learning experience for first-year defensive coordinator Bob Slowik in Montreal. CFL.ca’s Kristina Costabile writes.

From Club 514 to a tight-knit club, here is why our team is so special

September 26, 2019 | Émilie Desgagné
If you’ve been following our Instagram stories, you might already know that the team’s locker room at the Olympic Stadium turns into Club 514 the day before home games. Every time, a different ...