Edmonton and Calgary had been on the field for a few days but as for the rest of the league, the excitement was palpable as players hit the turf in markets all across Canada for the first time this year.
Training camp continues for teams for the next week before the pre-season schedule gets underway on Friday, May 27. The first game action is between the Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa REDBLACKS at 7:30 p.m. ET followed by the Edmonton Elks paying a visit to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at 8:30 p.m. ET that same night.
On Saturday, another doubleheader gets underway as the Calgary Stampeders host the BC Lions at 4:00 p.m. ET and Week 1 of the pre-season caps off with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats welcoming the Montreal Alouettes at 7:00 p.m. ET.
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