The Winnipeg Blue Bombers had four national players record one or more touchdowns in the team’s 56-10 victory over the Montreal Alouettes last Friday night.
Andrew Harris, Nic Demski, and Drew Wolitarsky all caught touchdown passes in La Belle Province — Wolitarsky actually caught two — while Kienan LaFrance ran for a major score late in the game.
I mentioned on the latest episode of the Blue Bomber Talk Podcast that I couldn’t recall a game in which four different Canadians on the same team recorded a touchdown. According the CFL stat guru Steve Daniel, Friday’s game was the first one in CFL history to see four different nationals from one team record a touchdown according to the available research.
There are four occasions since 1991 that have seen three Canadians score for one team. As per Daniels, they are as follows.
October 17, 2009: Saskatchewan with Chris Getzlaf, Chris Szarka and Andy FantuzOctober 25, 1998: Montreal with Stefen Reid, Steve Charbonneau and Bruno HeppellSeptember 1, 1991: Saskatchewan with Jeff Fairholm, Ray Elgaard and Milson JonesJuly 26, 1991: Saskatchewan with Jeff Fairholm, Ray Elgaard and Paul Bushey