1961 Calgary Stampeders season

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1961 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Bobby Dobbs
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record 7–9–0
Division place 3rd, West
Playoff finish Lost West Finals
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1960 1962 >

The 1961 Calgary Stampeders finished in 3rd place in the West Division with a 7–9–0 record. They were defeated in the West Finals by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Regular season[edit]

Season Standings[edit]

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 13 3 0 360 251 26
Edmonton Eskimos 16 10 5 1 334 257 21
Calgary Stampeders 16 7 9 0 300 311 14
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 5 10 1 211 314 11
BC Lions 16 1 13 2 215 393 4

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Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18–17 Loss
Saskatchewan Roughriders 20–10 Win
Saskatchewan Roughriders 22–15 Loss
Ottawa Rough Riders 32–1 Loss
Edmonton Eskimos 10–9 Loss
BC Lions 35–17 Win
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37–36 Loss
BC Lions 28–9 Win
Toronto Argonauts 22–19 Loss
Montreal Alouettes 6–2 Win
Edmonton Eskimos 28–21 Win
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 25–6 Loss
Saskatchewan Roughriders 22–17 Win
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42–7 Loss
Edmonton Eskimos 20–8 Loss
BC Lions 43–7 Win

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Playoffs[edit]

Cenference Semi-Finals[edit]

Western Semi-Finals – Game 1
Edmonton Eskimos @ Calgary Stampeders
Date Away Home
November 11 Edmonton Eskimos 8 Calgary Stampeders 10
Western Semi-Finals – Game 2
Calgary Stampeders @ Edmonton Eskimos
Date Away Home
November 13 Calgary Stampeders 17 Edmonton Eskimos 18
  • Calgary won the total-point series by 27–26. The Stampeders will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Finals.

Conference finals[edit]

Western Finals – Game 1
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Calgary Stampeders
Date Away Home
November 18 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 Calgary Stampeders 1
Western Finals – Game 2
Calgary Stampeders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 22 Calgary Stampeders 14 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 43
  • Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2–0. The Blue Bombers will advance to the Grey Cup Championship game.

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Calgary Stampeders Historical Canadian Football League (CFL) Scores Since 1945". Archived from the original on 2009-06-17. Retrieved 2009-06-17.