The Montreal Alouettes’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

1996 Full Schedule and Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 81 46 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 534 469 W5 5-1-0
Home 9 7 2 0 14 278 248 W7 6-0-0
Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 256 221 W2 4-2-0
Intra-division 8 4 4 0 8 237 229 W3 4-2-0
Inter-division 10 8 2 0 16 297 240 W8 6-0-0

Full 1996 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ MTLMTL @
BC Lions (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Calgary Stampeders (2)0-1-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Edmonton Eskimos (2)1-0-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3)2-0-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (3)1-0-0 (1)1-1-0 (2)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)
Toronto Argonauts (2)0-1-0 (1)0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2)1-0-0 (1)1-0-0 (1)

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Bob Price (Feb. 8, 1996 – March 21, 1997)

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Assistant Coaches
  • Gene Gaines – Defensive backs
  • Dave Ritchie – Defensive Coordinator
  • Peter Vaas – Offensive Coordinator
  • Jim Barker – Offensive line
  • Don Wnek – Offensive line

Montreal Alouettes 1996 Attendance

  • Capacity: 56,245
  • High: 32,364
  • Avg: 22,261 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Variance over 1995 Avg: +22,261
  • Low: 15,161
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 39.58
  • Variance from League Avg: +16

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Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 55.72 55.72 +
Average Winning Score 33.33 33.33 +
Average Losing Score 22.33 22.33 +
Average Home Score 30.89 30.89 +
Average Visitor Score 28.44 28.44 +
Average Margin of Victory 11.00 11.00 +
Average Margin of Loss 11.17 11.17 +

Stadium

  • 1996 home stadium: Olympic Stadium
  • Capacity: 56,245
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1996 – Reconfiguration

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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 3763100 8872160 5269121 8452136 278 (30.9)256 (28.4)534 (29.7)
Opponent 622587 7493167 473178 5972131 221 (24.6)248 (27.6)469 (26.1)

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 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 9 (6-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (5-3-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 9 (7-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (5-4-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (10-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (10-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After OT1 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Tracy Ham
  • 1 – Norman Bradford
  • 1 – Michael Pringle

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Lamar McGriggs

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Mark Dixon
  • 2 – Grant Carter
  • 2 – Gary Rogers
  • 1 – Bruce Beaton
Week Game Date Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
A 3 Thu. June 13 7:30 PM OTT 7 @ MTL 38 W 11,216
B 8 Thu. June 20 7:30 PM MTL 43 @ HAM 39 W 16,346
1 11 Thu. June 27 7:30 PM TOR 27 @ MTL 24 L 24,653 RDS, TSN
2 17 Fri. July 5 9:30 PM MTL 13 @ EDM 16 L 26,211 TSN, RDS
3 19 Wed. July 10 7:30 PM CGY 62 @ MTL 22 L 19,362 RDS, TSN
4 26 Fri. July 19 10:30 PM MTL 44 @ BC 24 W 21,855 TSN, RDS
5 28 Wed. July 24 7:30 PM WPG 10 @ MTL 36 W 32,364 RDS, ESPN2, TSN
6 33 Thu. Aug. 1 7:30 PM MTL 31 @ TOR 40 L 20,302 TSN
7 37 Wed. Aug. 7 7:30 PM HAM 22 @ MTL 29 W 25,510 TSN, RDS
41 Sun. Aug. 11 5:30 PM MTL 32 @ SSK 20 W 21,997
9 47 Fri. Aug. 23 7:30 PM SSK 16 @ MTL 23 OT W 26,511 RDS
10 51 Fri. Aug. 30 7:30 PM MTL 6 @ OTT 17 L 28,451 RDS, TSN
11 56 Sat. Sept. 7 1:00 PM BC 27 @ MTL 28 W 15,161 CBC
12 59 Fri. Sept. 13 9:30 PM MTL 25 @ CGY 23 W 19,196 TSN, RDS
14 69 Sun. Sept. 29 1:00 PM MTL 38 @ HAM 39 L 17,740 CBC
15 71 Fri. Oct. 4 7:30 PM EDM 18 @ MTL 32 W 17,886 TSN, RDS
16 77 Mon. Oct. 14 2:00 PM MTL 25 @ OTT 18 W 14,080 CBC
17 80 Sat. Oct. 19 1:00 PM OTT 25 @ MTL 39 W 18,671 CBC, RDS
18 83 Fri. Oct. 25 7:30 PM HAM 41 @ MTL 45 OT W 20,231 TSN, RDS
19 87 Fri. Nov. 1 8:00 PM MTL 42 @ WPG 24 W 25,968 TSN, RDS
Playoffs Week 1 91 Sun. Nov. 10 1:00 PM HAM 11 @ MTL 22 W 20,036 CBC
Playoffs Week 2 93 Sun. Nov. 17 1:00 PM MTL 7 @ TOR 43 L 28,390 CBC