Thursday, April 30, 2009

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Sign Dave Stala, Release Chad Rempel

HAMILTON, ON-The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed non-import wide receiver Dave Stala while releasing fellow wideout Chad Rempel.

Stala was born in Poland and grew up in Hamilton. He was an AUS All-Star while he was a St. Mary's Huskie. While doubling as a K/P and WR.

General manager Bob O'Billovich said of the signing, "''We're excited to add an experienced Canadian player like Dave to our offence. He brings a tremendous amount of versatility to our team as he's an accomplished kicker and punter as well as an outstanding receiver.”

In 2003, he was a sixth round draft pick of the Montreal Alouettes. He got 145 receptions for 1,852 yards.

Rempel who came out of Saskatchewan was never a big part of the TiCats offense.

Over four years he caught eight passes, for 118 yards recording no touchdowns.

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