Elks celebrate Ray's HOF induction with helmet decal
The Edmonton Elks will pay tribute to Ricky Ray as the legendary Green and Gold quarterback enters the Canadian Football Hall of Fame this weekend. In honour of the franchise’s all-time passing leader, the Elks are wearing a ’15’ helmet decal when they take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Friday. Ray is being inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in Hamilton, Ont. Friday night as part of the Class of 2022 induction ceremony. Ray played ...
Ray to be Inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame
Legendary Green and Gold quarterback Ricky Ray headlines the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022, which was announced Tuesday and will be enshrined on Sept. 16 in Hamilton. Edmonton’s all-time leader in virtually every passing category, totalling 3,225 completions 40,531 yards, and 210 touchdowns. Ray played nine seasons in Green and Gold between 2002 and 2011, quarterbacking the team to Grey Cup championships in 2003 and 2005, receiving game MVP honours of the latter. “When I ...
Dynamic Duo: Ray and Tucker made each other great
Over his nine seasons in Green and Gold, Ricky Ray threw a franchise record 210 touchdowns. Thirty-seven different players caught a TD pass from Ray. The QB’s top targets included All-Stars like Ed Hervey, Kamau Peterson, Fred Stamps as well as Terry Vaughn. And, of course, Jason Tucker. Good hands: every EE player with TD from Ricky Ray The Ray-Tucker connection produced more than 250 points over six seasons together (2002-2003 and 2005-2008), with the former passing to the latter for a ...
Ray Completes 20-year Journey to the Hall of Fame
Ricky Ray is going to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, and it didn’t even take him 20 years to make it. Only 19 years and 364 days. Ray’s name headlines the CFHOF’s Class of 2022, which will be enshrined in a ceremony on Sept. 16 in Hamilton. The 2022 inductees were announced on Tuesday, which just so happens to be twenty years minus 24 hours from June 22, 2002, the date CFL teams were required to reduce their rosters for the beginning of the 2002 season, and a 22-year-old truck driver ...
Ricky Ray Joins the Green & Gold Hall of Fame QB Club
Officially, Matt Dunigan was welcoming Ricky Ray to Canadian Football Hall of Fame when they spoke on the phone recently. But Dunigan could have also been extending greetings on behalf of the Green and Gold HOF QB Club, whose exclusive ranks will grow by one on Sept. 16 when Ray is inducted as part of the 2022 Hall of Fame Class. “It’s pretty cool to get the call from Matt. He was one of the best quarterbacks to play in the CFL, and to get it from him made it pretty special,” said Ray, ...
Ricky Ray: 5 Unforgettable Games in Green and Gold
July 26, 2002 – Edmonton vs. B.C. Filling in for the injured Jason Mass, Ricky Ray got his first career start, and made the most of his opportunity and then some, leading Edmonton to a 37-27 victory over the B.C. Lions at Commonwealth Stadium. The 22-year-old rookie completed 21 of 28 pass attempts for 277 yards and four touchdowns with zero interceptions, outdueling fellow future Hall of Fame quarterback Damon Allen of the Lions. Ray wouldn’t relinquish the starter’s job from that point ...
Facts & Figures
Ricky Ray: By The Numbers
1 Grey Cup MVP award with Edmonton, in 2005 2 Grey Cup championships with Edmonton, in 2003 and 2005 5 times being named Edmonton’s Most Outstanding Player, in 2003 and 2005 through 2008 8 postseason wins as Edmonton’s starting quarterback 9 seasons wearing Green and Gold, from 2002 to 2003 and 2005 to 2011 31 st player to be added to Edmonton’s Wall of Honour, in 2019 36 career rushing touchdowns with Edmonton 105 yard pass to Jason Tucker ...
Ricky Ray's Edmonton Franchise Records
Pass Attempts, Career 4,827 Pass Attempts, Season 715 (2005) Pass Attempts, Game 56 (vs. Toronto, 08/20/05) Pass Completions, Career 3,225 Pass Completions, Season 479 (2005) Pass Completions, Game 40 (vs. Toronto, 08/20/05) Passing Yards, Career 40,531 Passing Touchdowns, Career 210 Passing Touchdowns, Game 5 (vs. Hamilton, 07/30/05; vs. Winnipeg 06/28/07; vs. Montreal 09/14/07)
Good hands: every EE player with TD from Ricky Ray
Ricky Ray has an Edmonton franchise record 210 touchdown passes. A total of 37 different players caught a touchdown pass from Ray over his nine seasons wearing Green and Gold: PLAYER 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 TOTAL Jason Tucker 6 8 10 12 4 2 0 0 0 42 Fred Stamps 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 4 8 26 Ed Hervey 7 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 18 Terry Vaughn 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 Kamau Peterson 0 0 0 0 6 4 1 0 0 11 Jason Barnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 10 Maurice ...
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Ricky Ray Hall of Fame 2022 Speech
Over his nine seasons in Green and Gold, Ricky Ray threw a franchise record 210 touchdowns. Thirty-seven different players caught a TD pass from Ray. The QB’s top targets included Ed Hervey, Kamau Peterson, Fred Stamps as well as Terry Vaughn.
Ricky Ray Tribute
Over his nine seasons in Green and Gold, Ricky Ray threw a franchise record 210 touchdowns. Thirty-seven players caught a TD pass from Ray. The QB’s top targets included Ed Hervey, Kamau Peterson, Fred Stamps as well as Terry Vaughn.
EE Wall of Honour