Week 4 Picks

Week 4 Picks Easy pickin’s this week. Toronto @ Winnipeg: Thursday, July 13 (8:30pm EDT) Pick: Winnipeg The Bombers are still smarting from that Calgary smack down.  If they stop turning the ball over they win this. Calgary @ Montreal: Friday, July 14, (7:00pm EDT) Pick: Calgary I heard Montreal had already forfeited. Ottawa @ Edmonton:…

Week 3 Picks

Week 3 Picks Week 2 showed us the messiah has not yet returned to the Argos. BC @ Montreal: Thursday, July 6 (7:30pm EDT) Pick: BC Anyone taking Montreal is out of their mind. Calgary @ Winnipeg: Friday, July 7, (8:30pm EDT) Pick: Calgary Though I think Winnipeg can win this game, the last time they beat…

Week 2 Picks

Week 1 Picks We will all rue the day Jim Popp and Marc Trestman moved to Toronto. Ottawa @ Calgary: Thursday, June 29 (9:00pm EDT) Pick: Calgary There’s no way this goes to overtime a third time, just like there’s no way Calgary is going to lose at home. BC @ Toronto: Friday, June 30, (7:00pm…

Week 1 Picks

Week 1 Picks First week’s always a crap shoot, here goes! Saskatchewan @ Montreal: Thursday, June 22 (7:30pm EDT) Pick: Montreal? A preview of the battle of the basement?  Can they both lose? Calgary @ Ottawa: Friday, June 23, (7:30pm EDT) Pick: Calgary I don’t care who won the Grey Cup, smack down inbound. Edmonton @ BC: Saturday,…

Another Memorable Grey Cup in the Books

It was great seeing so many of my old Grey Cup drinking buddies (and making new ones)!  I’m already counting down the days until 105 in Ottawa.  I know the locals will be out in full force making sure we have one helluva time given this year’s upset.  They’re already talking about needing more space than…

The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 3: A Hoser’s Itinerary

Grey Cup weekend is only a few precious days long.  How are you going to maximize beer consumption and hit the most parties possible at peak hour? By following the Hoser’s Itinerary!  If done correctly you won’t remember a thing about the 104th Grey Cup. Required reading before you go further: The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 2:…

The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 2: Parties, Ranked

Team Parties Not all team parties were created equal.  A couple are dependable hits, others are sure misses.  Over the years I’ve been to them all but not all of them every year and they do evolve.  I’ve ranked them below out of five based on my own experiences, your mileage may vary.  Rant against me in the…

The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 1: The Essentials

Getting around the Big Smoke A taxi from the airport to downtown will be about $55 and by law is a flat rate.  Make sure you get it.  Groups of three or less can save some money by taking the UP Express train that leaves Pearson and goes directly downtown.  Staff will help you purchase the…

The Hoser’s Guide to the 104th Grey Cup

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Canadian Christmas is back and with it, the 104th edition of the Hoser’s Guide to Grey Cup!  So grab a couple of beers ‘eh, we have lots to talk aboot! Introduction This guide will take you through every important watering hole the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto has…