The Montreal Alouettes’ 1966 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1966 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1966 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 49 71 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 7 7 0 14 156 215 W1 4-2-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 70 94 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 4 3 0 8 86 121 W2 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 5 0 8 98 123 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 58 92 W2 3-2-0

Full 1966 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1966 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.595 2-3-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.450 1-1-0 (2) 2-1-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.643
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.357
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.406
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.531

Coaches

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1966 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,000
  • Total: 121,564
  • High: 22,564
  • Avg: 17,366 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1965 Avg: -1,442
  • Low: 12,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 64.32
  • Diff from League Avg: -3,464

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Team Scoring

19661965 +/-
Average Combined Score 26.50 1.93 -
Average Winning Score 16.57 2.63 -
Average Losing Score 5.71 3.95 -
Average Home Score 10.00 4.00 -
Average Visitor Score 12.29 0.14 +
Average Margin of Victory 7.29 4.91 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.71 5.38 +

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 131730 301747 172138 103141 70 (10.0)86 (12.3)156 (11.1)
Opponent 211940 363571 283664 93140 121 (17.3)94 (13.4)215 (15.4)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (1-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 5 (3-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1966 Player Awards and Nominations

1966 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Don Lisbon (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Roger LaLonde (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ed Learn (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1966 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Jim Greenwood (T) Queen's
2–5 (14) Bayne Norrie (HB) Queen's
3–5 (23) Dan Marisi (G) Saskatchewan
4–5 (32) Art Quinney (T) Saskatchewan
5–5 (40) Jim Pfaff (G) Royal Military College
6–5 (48) Mike Mitchell (HB) Waterloo Lutheran
7–5 (54) Ben Cote (HB) Montreal
8–5 Pass
9–5 Pass
10–5 Pass

Montreal Alouettes 1966 All-Star Selections

4 All-Division Selections
HB Don Lisbon
G Tony Pajaczkowski
CLB Wilbert Scott
DHB Ed Learn

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. July 12
SSK 23 @ MTL 17 L 19,000
B 6
Mon. July 18
8:00 PM
CGY 8 @ MTL 15 W 19,052
10
Fri. July 22
10:00 PM
MTL 1 @ SSK 20 L 9,115
C 16
Thu. July 28
8:00 PM
OTT 20 @ MTL 16 L 19,000
1 20
Wed. Aug. 3
MTL 8 @ OTT 10 L 19,599
2 27
Fri. Aug. 12
MTL 17 @ TOR 6 W 24,139
3 30
Wed. Aug. 17
OTT 15 @ MTL 3 L 22,564
4 35
Wed. Aug. 24
HAM 8 @ MTL 16 W 20,000
5 39
Wed. Aug. 31
MTL 4 @ WPG 2 W 20,510 CTV
6 43
Mon. Sept. 5
MTL 0 @ SSK 44 L 19,451
7 44
Fri. Sept. 9
EDM 8 @ MTL 3 L 18,000 CTV
8 51
Sat. Sept. 17
MTL 4 @ HAM 33 L 22,512
10 59
Tue. Sept. 27
BC 23 @ MTL 25 W 18,000
61
Sat. Oct. 1
MTL 26 @ CGY 15 W 17,906 CBC
11 70
Mon. Oct. 10
TOR 9 @ MTL 8 L 14,000
12 72
Sat. Oct. 15
MTL 27 @ TOR 11 W 16,000
13 76
Sat. Oct. 22
HAM 31 @ MTL 14 L 17,000
14 84
Sun. Oct. 30
2:00 PM
OTT 0 @ MTL 1 W 12,000 CTVE
P1 85
Sun. Nov. 6
MTL 14 @ HAM 24 L 20,342