Tiger-Cats Ink Stan van Sichem, Release Six


Hamilton, Ontario
– The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has signed non-import defensive end Stan van Sichem.

Van Sichem, a 6-2, 229-pound native of Amsterdam, Netherlands was selected by the Montreal Alouettes in the fourth round (25th overall) of the 2009 CFL Canadian Draft.  He was traded to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on February 26 and was later released by Winnipeg.  In four years at Regina, van Sichem recorded 97.5 tackles, 24.5 tackles for a loss and a school-record 13 quarterback sacks.

The Ticats also announced that the following players have been released:

IMP DB Derek Douglas
IMP DL Josh Gaines
IMP OL Lawrence Lovell
IMP LB Lamar Myles
IMP DB Richie Rich
NIP WR Scott Valberg

About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 141-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships.  For more information log onto
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