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CFL Preseason Schedule: Games on TV Today, Ottawa Redblacks vs. Toronto Argonauts, Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions (Thursday, June 1)

As we enter the final week of the CFL preseason, football fans are eagerly awaiting today’s matchups. For those wondering, “What football games are on today?“, there are two CFL Preseason games scheduled for Thursday, June 1.

CFL Football Game Today (Thursday, June 1)

  • Ottawa Redblacks at Toronto Argonauts, 7:00 PM EDT, BMO Field, Toronto
  • Calgary Stampeders at BC Lions, 10:30 PM EDT, BC Place, Vancouver

Ottawa Redblacks vs. Toronto Argonauts

Coming up at BMO Field, Toronto, at 7:00 PM EDT, the Ottawa Redblacks face the Toronto Argonauts. The game promises to be an exciting matchup between two well-matched Eastern division teams. Fans can tune in to this preseason game on local sports channels or stream it live through the CFL Preseason Live (Canada) or CFL+ (U.S. and international).

The Redblacks lost to the Montreal Alouettes 21 – 22 last Friday and look to bounce back. The Defending Grey Cup Champion Argonauts lost to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats last Saturday 22 – 27.

Key players to watch in this game include the Argonauts’ quarterback Chad Kelly and Ottawa’s versatile defensive line.

Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions

In the second game of the day, the Calgary Stampeders travel to BC Place, Vancouver, for a late-night clash with the BC Lions at 10:30 PM EDT. The game can be streamed live on QR Calgary radio or via CFL Preseason Live (Canada), CFL+ (U.S. and international).

This game will be the second pre-season test for the Stampeders, who won their first game against the Edmonton Elks 29-24. On the other hand, the BC Lions are looking to bounce back after a narrow 30-27 loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in their pre-season debut.

Key players to keep an eye on include the Stampeders’ powerhouse offensive line and the Lions’ skilled secondary.

With CFL teams needing to set their rosters by Saturday, these preseason games offer a final opportunity for players to showcase their abilities and earn their place. The stakes are high, and fans can expect some thrilling football today.

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  1. Fn global

    June 1, 2023 at 7:17 pm

    What kind of idiots work at global? After seeing this news article I went to BMO field to watch the game wasted 2 hours of time and $40 in gas, global news now owes me for this

  2. David Lennox

    June 2, 2023 at 5:18 pm

    watched some of game between Toronto and Ottawa must say the quality of the broadcast was poor–announcers were sad–sounded like a broadcast of public sch00l event.

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