2012 Western Conference Final / CFL Keys: Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions Preview

Andrew Harris

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Western Conference Final preview for the Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. The BC Offense had some scoring struggles coming down the home-stretch but with a week off and wounds healed, Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce III, and Marco Iannuzzi will all dress for this weekend’s tilt. Andrew Harris and Travis Lulay will pace the team.

Attitude adjustment in Vancouver as Lions showed their teeth vs. Riders

Roughriders vs. Lions Recap

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 19 CFL recap for the Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Phil says the one element lacking with the Lions all season has been the killer instinct required by the offense to score touchdowns. It was still a good game. We saw the reigning MOP, QB Travis Lulay return to the field, and Adam Bighill was great…again.

Week 19 / CFL Keys: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. BC Lions Preview

Roughriders vs. Lions Betting Odds

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 19 CFL preview for the Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Defensively the Roughriders will see a healthy dose of LB’s Solomon Elimimian and Lin-J Shell. Last week saw the return of Khalif Mitchell to the Lions Defensive line, this week his tag team partner Eric Taylor will return to action.

Five reasons to get to the Riders vs. Leo’s game Saturday

Roughriders vs. BC Lions

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Five reasons to get to the Riders vs. Leo’s game Saturday. He isn’t the biggest O-Lineman in the league but local hero and fan favourite Center Angus Reid just may be the best, and Saturday night will mark his 200th career game. The stadium will resemble an animated pumpkin patch, what more do you need Vancouver? Be there!

B.C. Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Love Em & Hate Em

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 18 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders from BC Place in Vancouver. Its’ funny how early season projections and predictions play out in reality. This game, many suspected, Phil included, was to determine top billing in the West back in June. Two young upstarts, Drew Tate and Travis Lulay looked to guide their respected teams into the promised land.

Week 18 / CFL Keys: BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders Preview

Arland Bruce

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 18 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders from BC Place in Vancouver. Its’ funny how early season projections and predictions play out in reality. This game, many suspected, Phil included, was to determine top billing in the West back in June. Two young upstarts, Drew Tate and Travis Lulay looked to guide their respected teams into the promised land.

Edmonton Eskimos vs. B.C. Lions CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Wally Buono

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 17 Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions match up. Chalk up a win for the men in Orange. Phil says It still appears that Safety Cauchy Muamba, although he is getting better, breaks too late to provide additional coverage on deep routes. Defensive Tackle, Brandon Jordan, is quickly becoming the epicenter of destruction.

Week 17 / CFL Keys: Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions Preview

Kierrie Johnson

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 17 CFL preview for the Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Due to a racial slur on his Twitter account, the BC Lions have benched DT Khalif Mitchell for one game. Lions QB Travis Lulay has been so accurate he could make the BC Place beer vendors look like All-Stars.

Twitter post lands a suspension for Lions DT Khalif Mitchell

Wally Buono

NWSB insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater weighs in tonight with some CFL gossip. Khalif Mitchell of the Leo’s is in hot water again. His latest venture into American politics, via twitter, landed the gregarious lineman in some hot water after using a racial slur in one of his latest tweets. Mitchell used the term “chink” in commenting on Tuesday night’s U.S. presidential debate.

B.C. Lions vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Brandon Jordan

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 16 BC Lions vs. Hamilton Ti-Cats match up. Chalk up a win for the men in Orange. What Phil liked. Every football fan should feel good about Lions SB Courtney Taylor, who notched his first CFL TD to go along with his 93 yards as he filled in for Arland Bruce III. The courage of Travis Lulay was also on display. Kudos!

Week 16 / CFL Keys: BC Lions vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Preview

Lions vs. Ti-Cats Preview

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 16 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Hamilton Ti-Cats from Hamilton ON Canada. As October weather starts to sour the biggest stat to watch is time of posession. Travis Lulay will have Nick Moore, Courtney Taylor, and Ernest Jackson at his disposal on Friday night, as all three will all start at Ivor Wynne Stadium. The last game here for BC.

Week 15 / CFL Keys: Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions Preview

B.C. Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders Handicapping Preview

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 15 CFL preview for the Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Out with an injury is Guard Jon Hameister-Ries. His replacement will be the eclipsing presence of Patrick Kabongo. If the Lions are to shut down Jon Cornish expect another monster game from LB Adam Bighill.