Fredericton Canadiens

The Fredericton Canadiens, or the 'Baby Habs' were a professional ice hockey team in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Canadiens played their home games at the Aitken Centre. They were a member of the American Hockey League from 1990 to 1999, and were a farm team of the Montreal Canadiens.

Fredericton Canadiens
CityFredericton, New Brunswick
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
Home arenaAitken Centre
ColoursRed, white and blue
AffiliatesMontreal Canadiens
Franchise history
1969–1971Montreal Voyageurs
1971–1984Nova Scotia Voyageurs
1984–1990Sherbrooke Canadiens
1990–1999Fredericton Canadiens
1999–2002Quebec Citadelles
2002–2015Hamilton Bulldogs
2015–2017St. John's IceCaps
2017–presentLaval Rocket
Regular season titlesone: (1991–92)
Division Championshipsone: (1991–92)

The team was originally the Sherbrooke Canadiens before 1990, and subsequently moved to Quebec City as the Quebec Citadelles in 1999, then moving to Hamilton in 2002 to become the Hamilton Bulldogs.

In 1995, the Canadiens played in the Calder Cup Finals, where they were swept in four games by the Albany River Rats.

Season-by-season results

Regular season

1990–918036359 812952924th, North
1991–9280432710 963142541st, Atlantic
1992–9380383111 873142782nd, Atlantic
1993–948031427 692942965th, Atlantic
1994–958035405 752742883rd, Atlantic
1995–9680343511 793073084th, Atlantic
1996–9780264482 622342834th, Canadian
1997–98803332105 812452442nd, Atlantic
1998–9980333665 772462463rd, Atlantic


SeasonPrelim1st round2nd round3rd roundFinals
1990–91W, 12-7, MAINEL, 3-4, SPR
1991–92L, 3-4, MONC
1992–93L, 1-4, CB
1993–94Out of playoffs
1994–95W, 4-1, SJNLW, 4-2, PEIW, 2-0, CORNL, 0-4, ALB
1995–96W, 3-2, PEIL, 1-4, SJNB
1996–97Out of playoffs
1997–98L, 1-3, PORT
1998–99W, 3-2, SJNLW, 4-0, SJNBL, 2-4, PROV

Two game combined total goals series.

See also

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