Signed as a free agent on April 30, 2009
2012: Played in all 18 games, starting 12 games, in his fourth season with the Tiger-Cats…had 42 receptions for 655 yards and four touchdowns.
2011: Started all 18 games in his third season with the Tiger-Cats…named Canadian Player of the Week for week 5. Playoffs: played in both of the Ticats playoff games.
2010: Started in all 18 games in his second season with the Tiger-Cats...named the East Division’s Most Outstanding Canadian...finished second on the Ticats with 1,015 receiving yards…his 1,105 receiving yards were the second most among non-import receivers in the CFL. Playoffs: Started in the Ticats Eastern Semi-Final loss to Toronto.
2009: Started all 18 games during his first season with the Tiger-Cats…finished second on the team with 67 receptions and 751 receiving yards…scored two touchdowns…named the CFL Canadian Player of the Week for Weeks 10 and 18. Playoffs: Played in the Ticats Eastern Semi-Final loss to B.C.
2008: Played in one game and was inactive in another before spending the final 16 weeks on the injured list during his sixth season with the Alouettes.
2007: Played in one game and spent 17 weeks on the injured list during his fifth season in Montreal
2006: Played in 16 games in his fourth season as an Alouette. Playoffs: Suited up in both of Montreal’s playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to B.C….caught three passes for 33 yards in the Grey Cup.
2005: Played in all 18 games during his third season in Montreal…recorded his first career CFL touchdown on August 18 against Calgary. Playoffs: Played in all three of Montreal’s playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to Edmonton.
2004: Played in nine games in his second season as an Allouette…caught 12 passes for 171 receiving yards…completed one pass for 35 yards…punted 15 times for 537 yards (35.8 avg)…booted 22 kickoffs for 1,250 yards (56.8 avg) Playoffs: Suited up in Montreal’s Eastern Final loss to the Argos, making one reception for five yards.
2003: Played in 13 games during his rookie season with the Alouettes after being selected in the sixth round (50th overall)…made his CFL debut on June 17 in Calgary. Playoffs: Suited up in both of Montreal’s playoff games including their Grey Cup loss to Edmonton.
Played four seasons (1999-2002) at St. Mary’s…was an AUS All-Star as a receiver, kicker and punter in 2002…was named the 2002 Churchill Bowl MVP in St. Mary’s win over McMaster…captured two Vanier Cup with the Huskies in 2001 and 2002.
Born October 25, 1979 in Myslenice, Poland…was raised in Hamilton…won three high school basketball championships with Cathedral High School in Hamilton…majored in marketing at St. Mary’s...official website: DaveStala88.com