Edmonton Eskimos 3 @ Montreal Alouettes 34

Game Details

  • Week 14
  • 54th Game of Regular Season (62nd Overall)
  • Sunday, Oct 4, 1998 1:00 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 16,152
    • Capacity: 18,027

Game Notes

Game Summary

The Montreal Alouettes hosted the Edmonton Eskimos this week at Molson Stadium. Montreal was in search of a win to open some breathing room between themselves and the third place Toronto Argonauts. Meanwhile, Edmonton was looking to make up some ground on the West Division leading Calgary Stampeders. Edmonton K Sean Fleming got the Eskimos off on the right foot when his 30-yard FG split the uprights at 1:09 of the opening quarter. Montreal K Terry Baker countered at 14:23 with a 33-yard FG tying the score at 3. Montreal running back Mike Pringle, who was in search of his 10th consecutive 100+ yard rushing game, scored the game’s first major, a 28-yard rushing TD at 3:35. Baker’s convert was good and the Als were out in front by a 10-3 score. Baker added to that lead at 6:54 with a 14-yard FG at 6:54 giving Montreal a 13-3 lead. Montreal continued to dominate and further added to their lead at 13:06 when WR Mac Cody teamed up with QB Anthony Calvillo for a 13-yard TD reception. Baker’s convert gave Montreal a 17-point halftime cushion. Baker’s 29-yard FG 7 seconds into the third quarter accounted for the quarters only points. In fourth quarter, Montreal continued to dominated and added to their lead at 5:11 with a Baker single. Baker then his by nailed a 29-yard FG at 10:25 padding Montreal’s lead to 24 points. QB Lance Funderburk, who relieved Calvillo midway through the fourth quarter, called his own number and rambled into the end zone at 12:40. Baker’s convert completed the game’s scoring making the final from Molson Stadium, Montreal 34, Edmonton 3. The win bumps Montreal’s record to 9-4-1 while dropping Edmonton to 7-7-0.

Source: Game Review, 1998 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1997 and 1998 Montreal and Edmonton Matchups
1997Week 4MTL 0 @ EDM 32
Week 5EDM 34 @ MTL 24
1998Week 5MTL 10 @ EDM 22
Week 14EDM 3 @ MTL 34

Alouettes record vs Eskimos (Regular Season)

Last decade (1988 to 1997)
  • at Montreal 2–1–0 (0.667)
  • at Edmonton 0–3–0 (0.000)
  • Montreal Total 2–4–0 (0.333)
All-time (through 1998)
  • at Montreal 7–10–2 (0.421)
  • at Edmonton 2–17–0 (0.105)
  • Montreal Total 9–27–2 (0.263)

Streaks as of Oct. 4, 1998 (Regular Season)

Alouettes streak at home vs Eskimos
Alouettes streak overall vs Eskimos


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 3 0 0 0 3
Alouettes 3 17 0 14 34

Eskimos coach: Kay Stephenson (L)
Alouettes coach: Dave Ritchie, II (W)

Eskimos (7-7-0) Next @ Blue Bombers Oct 12
Alouettes (9-4-1) Next vs Argonauts Oct 12

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

October 4th Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
McTavish 1:00 PM Clear 12.0°C NNE (220°) at 9 km/h 50% 102.65 kPa
McTavish 2:00 PM Partly Cloudy 12.9°C NNE (320°) at 9 km/h 53% 102.69 kPa
McTavish 3:00 PM Partly Cloudy 12.9°C NNE (290°) at 6 km/h 50% 102.69 kPa
McTavish 4:00 PM Clear 12.8°C NNE (250°) at 4 km/h 47% 102.66 kPa

Conditions at McTavish (0.57 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.

League Records Set and Approached in EDM @ MTL
Including known plays over 55 yards

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  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)