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Fantasy Summary

Frederic possesses the size, tenacity, and defensive awareness to be an effective role player for any team. Offensively, he uses his size effectively to shield the puck and generate scoring chances, but he likely tops out as a defensively responsible middle-six center in the NHL.


Observations

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October 2021 – Frederic will likely play in first full 82 game season this year, and will get more responsibilities has the season goes on. He already has nine hits in two games, so he will be a good waiver pick up in deeper leagues for that category. Rick Greco

January 2021 – After making the team out of camp, Frederic has played in all six games for the Bruins this season, adding a valuable forechecking and physical presence in a depth role. He has seen an average ice time of 11:41 per game, and registered his first NHL point. Chipping in an additional six shots and seven hits, Frederic’s most likely avenue to NHL and fantasy relevance will be through his physicality. If he is able to develop into even a modest scorer at the highest level, he should be able to help managers in leagues that reward hits, blocks and depth scoring. Chris Mazza

February 2020 – Frederic has managed seven goals and 26 points through 50 AHL games this season. His assists, shots, penalty minutes and points have all surpassed his numbers from last year, however his goal total is low, due in part to his equally low shooting percentage of 6.1% (down from last year’s 13.7%). Frederic has also participated in two NHL games this year, managing no points and eight hits. His physicality across both leagues could be what earns him his next call up, and will be what allows him to stick in the NHL moving forward. Chris Mazza

September 2019 – Frederic will be among a ha