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Matchups Set: 109th Grey Cup Playoffs Ready for Kickoff

TORONTO — The road to the Grey Cup has been paved and the 2022 Canadian Football League (CFL) post-season matchups are set. The Eastern Semi-Final will feature the Hamilton Tiger-Cats visiting Percival Molson Stadium to take on the Montreal Alouettes. The BC Lions will host the Western Semi-Final and welcome the Calgary Stampeders to BC Place.

The Toronto Argonauts will play host to the Eastern Final on November 13 at 1 p.m. ET, followed by the Western Final at 4:30 p.m. ET with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers hosting.

All-time playoff records of the teams in the 109th Grey Cup Playoffs:

Winnipeg – 1936-2021: 65-52-2 (.555)
BC – 1959-2021: 21-33 (.389)
Calgary – 1945-2021: 48-48-2 (.500)
Toronto – 1907-2021: 44-38-1 (.536)
Montreal – 1946-86, 1996-2021: 37-35 (.514)
Hamilton – 1950-2021: 46-47-1 (.495)
EASTERN SEMI-FINAL SPOTLIGHT

Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Montreal Alouettes
Percival Molson Stadium
Sunday, November 6 at 1 p.m. ET

At a glance:

Montreal is hosting a playoff game for the first time since 2019
Montreal owns a 26-10 (.722) home playoff record.
Hamilton is 16-30-1 (.351) as the road playoff team.
The two teams met last year in the Eastern Semi-Final with the Tiger-Cats winning at home, 23-12.
Montreal won the season-series 2-1 over Hamilton:
Week 8 | HAM 24 – MTL 17 in Hamilton
Week 11 | MTL 29 – HAM 28 in Montreal
Week 16 | MTL 23 – HAM 16 in Montreal

As head coaches in the playoffs, Danny Maciocia 3-1 and Orlondo Steinauer is 3-0. In three games against Hamilton this season, Eugene Lewis recorded 22 catches for 305 yards and three touchdowns. Tiger-Cats receiver Tim White notched 19 receptions for 265 yards and two touchdowns in three games against the Alouettes.

WESTERN SEMI-FINAL SPOTLIGHT

Calgary Stampeders at BC Lions
BC Place
Sunday, November 6 at 4:30 p.m. ET

At a glance:

These two sides last met in the Western Semi-Final in 2015 when the Stampeders won at home, 35-9. BC last hosted the Western Semi-Final in 2016, defeating Winnipeg, 32-31. Since 1959, BC is 10-9 (.526) as the home team in the playoffs. Since 1945, Calgary’s road record in the playoffs is 13-27-2 (.333).

BC claimed the season series 2-1.

Week 10 | BC 41 – CGY 40 in Calgary
Week 15 | BC 31 – CGY 29 in Calgary
Week 16 | CGY 25 – BC 11 in BC

As a head coach in the playoffs, Rick Campbell is 3-1, while Dave Dickenson is 3-2. Bryan Burnham registered 323 yards, 19 catches and a touchdown in three games versus Calgary this season. In two games against BC this season, Malik Henry recorded 13 receptions for 195 yards and a touchdown.

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