1967 CFL season

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1967 CFL season
Regular season
DurationJune, 1967 – October, 1967
Playoffs
Start dateNovember 11, 1967
East Champions Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1967-11-25
West Champions Saskatchewan Roughriders 1967-11-26
55th Grey Cup
DateDecember 2, 1958
Site Lansdowne Park, Ottawa
ChampionsHamilton Tiger-Cats
  1966 CFL seasons 1968  

The 1967 Canadian Football League season was the tenth Canadian Football League (CFL) season.

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CFL news in 1967

The offices of the CFL was set up at 11 King Street, inside the Montreal Trust Building in Toronto, with Senator Keith Davey as CFL Commissioner. Later on, Davey was succeeded on Thursday, February 23 by Ted Workman and then later, Allan McEachern.

The Committee on One League (COO) made recommendations to bring operating matters to be under the control of the league; it was later approved by the Board of Governors.

The Canadian Rugby Union changed their name to Canadian Amateur Football Association (now Football Canada) on Sunday, January 1 and turned over the Grey Cup trophy to the CFL.

In addition, the CFL set up and establishes the Players' Pension Fund.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats wore special helmets to commemorate Canada's Centennial as the country turned 100 years old.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Western Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 16124038221924
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16124034628224
Edmonton Eskimos 1696126624619
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1641202124148
BC Lions 1631212393197
Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14104025019520
Ottawa Rough Riders 1494133720919
Toronto Argonauts 1458125226611
Montreal Alouettes 1421201663024
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Calgary and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1967

Conference Semi-Finals

Western Semi-Finals
Edmonton Eskimos @ Saskatchewan Roughriders
DateAwayHome
November 11 Edmonton Eskimos 5 Saskatchewan Roughriders 21
Eastern Semi-Finals
Toronto Argonauts @ Ottawa Rough Riders
DateAwayHome
November 12 Toronto Argonauts 22 Ottawa Rough Riders 38

Conference Finals

Western Finals
Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Calgary Stampeders
GameDateAwayHome
1November 18 Saskatchewan Roughriders 11 Calgary Stampeders 15
2November 22 Calgary Stampeders 9 Saskatchewan Roughriders 11
3November 26 Saskatchewan Roughriders 17 Calgary Stampeders 13
Saskatchewan wins the best of three series 2–1
Eastern Finals
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Rough Riders
GameDateAwayHome
1November 19 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 11 Ottawa Rough Riders 3
2November 25 Ottawa Rough Riders 0 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26
Hamilton won 2 game total-point series 37–3

Playoff bracket

Division Semifinals Division Finals 55th Grey Cup
E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37
(11+26)
E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 38E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 3
(3+0)
E3 Toronto Argonauts 22 E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24
W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 1
W1 Calgary Stampeders 1
(15,9,13)
W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 21W2 Saskatchewan Roughriders 2
(11,11,17)
W3 Edmonton Eskimos 5

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Grey Cup Championship

December 2

55th Annual Grey Cup Game: Lansdowne ParkOttawa, Ontario

Western Champion Eastern Champion
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are the 1967 Grey Cup Champions

CFL Leaders

1967 CFL All-Stars

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1967 Eastern All-Stars

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1967 Western All-Stars

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1967 CFL Awards

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References

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  2. "CFLapedia".