Right-winger Fred Doherty played a couple of games for the Montreal Canadiens in 1918-19. He was best known as a dangerous scorer in the OPHL and the NHA.
Born in Norwood, Ontario, Doherty excelled in the OPHL with the Guelph and Galt Professionals. He was one of the first pro stars in the province an accumulated 29 goals in parts of three seasons. Doherty moved to the MPHL's Moncton Victorias in 1911-12 and was a scoring star there for two years.
Doherty joined the NHA's Toronto Ontarios in 1913-14 and also competed briefly for the Quebec Bulldogs and Montreal Wanderers. After serving two years in World War I, he signed with the Canadiens as a free agent and played a couple of games before retiring.