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A long-time Joe Sakic fan, Fred, 35, is a freelance sports writer and translator. Fred earned a Bachelor of Translation in 2002 at Laval University in Quebec City. He also writes on the Montreal Canadiens for HabsAddict.com and he is an associate editor and a baseball columnist on Dobberbaseball.com. He is also fluent in English, French and Spanish.

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Carey Price is one of the favourites for 2014(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Playoff Preview: Montreal Canadiens – Ottawa Senators

Montreal Canadiens (2) vs. Ottawa Senators (7) Some hockey fans in Canada will certainly be disappointed that the Montreal Canadiens won’t meet the Toronto Maple Leaf in the first round of the playoffs, but […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Previews and Predictions
Carey Price has lost his confidence (Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Carey Price and A Weak Penalty Kill Are Sinking the Montreal Canadiens

Another game, another loss for the Canadiens last night against the New Jersey Devils. This time, the Habs managed to stay in the game after trailing 3-0 early on to […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Uncategorized
Matteau appears to be a "hot head" (Credit: Alarie Photos)

Devils’ Prospect Stefan Matteau Released By His Junior Team

It was announced yesterday by the general manager of the Blainville-Broisbriand Armada, Joel Bouchard, that prized prospect Stefan Matteau was released by the organization following  his unacceptable behavior on and […]

by · April 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, QMJHL, Uncategorized
Carrier ranks second on the Screaming Eagles with 38 points (Source: Cape Breton Post)

William Carrier – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

William Carrier THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 12/20/1994 Place of birth: Lasalle, Quebec Height: 6’2″ Weight: 205 Shoots: Left Position: Left wing Twitter Handle: None NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year […]

by · April 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, NHL Entry Draft, Player Profiles, Uncategorized
(Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

Montreal Canadiens’ Alex Galchenyuk Looking For More Playing Time

After a month-long slump, the Montreal Canadiens’ most highly-touted rookie is finally showing signs of life for the struggling Habs. The 18-year-old American, who was drafted 3rd overall at the […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
P.K. Subban. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Montreal Canadiens: Possible Playoff Matchups

With only eight games left in the regular season, the Montreal Canadiens are back at the top of the Northeast Division following a convincing 5-1 win over the lowly Buffalo […]

by · April 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Previews and Predictions
Jan Kostalek (Photo: Remi Senechal)

Jan Kostalek – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Jan Kostalek THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 2/17/1995 Place of birth: Prague, Czech Republic Height: 6’0″ Weight: 182 Shoots: Right Position: Defenseman Twitter Handle: None NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year […]

by · April 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL
(Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Marc Bergevin Drops The Ball As Canadiens Lose Alexei Emelin

Despite a very important 2-1 win against their division rivals on Saturday at Bell Centre, the Canadiens lost a key element of their defensive brigade when bruising defensemen Alexei Emelin […]

by · April 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Zykov can give the Canucks a physical presence (Source:  hebdoregionaux.ca)

Valentin Zykov – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Valentin Zykov THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 5/15/1995 Place of birth: St. Petersburg, Russia Height: 6’1″ Weight: 215 Shoots: Right Position: Right Wing Twitter Handle: None NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st […]

by · April 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL
(Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

PK Subban A Serious Norris Trophy Candidate

After missing the first six games of the 2013 season because of a contract dispute, PK Subban finally signed a two-year pact worth $5.75 million with the Montreal Canadiens. The […]

by · April 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Brandon Saad (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Calder Trophy Race: Top 10 Candidates

With more than two-thirds of the NHL season played, we now have a clearer picture as who the leading candidates are for the best NHL rookie of the year. This […]

by · April 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
(Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

THW Panel: The Top 10 Most Underrated NHL Players

Some NHL players never receive enough credit for the on-ice production they offer to their respective teams. Every season, there are players who fly under the radar and manage to have […]

by · March 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists