Rick Moffat

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Rick Moffat is a Canadian radio announcer. He currently provides play-by-play commentary for CJAD radio and TSN 690 for Montreal Alouettes games and Montreal Impact games He is also currently the co-host of the TSN 690 Morning show along with Conor and Shaun Starr,weekday mornings from 6-10.[1] Rick Moffat also provides the morning sports on the Andrew Carter Morning Show,weekdays 5:30-9:00 and is live from the TSN 690 Sportscentre every 30 minutes for the TSN 690 Morning show with Elliot Price and Shaun Starr.Rick does the sports for CJAD from TSN. He is on every 25 minutes providing sports headlines. He does play by play of Tennis as well,on CJAD 800 radio. Born October 8, 1960 in Lachine, Quebec, he was one of five children born to James Moffat, a decorated World War 2 hero with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Belgian and French Resistance whose wartime memoir was published in "Behind Enemy Lines", and to Anne Dosman Moffat, a Prairie survivor of the Depression and the Dustbowl of Saskatchewan in the 1930s.[2] His nephew, Derek O'Farrell is a current member of the Canadian national rowing team men's eight, having won medals at three world championships (2006,2007, and 2009).

Moffat holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University and has been working full-time in radio since 1982.[2]

Moffat began his play-by-play career with the Montreal Machine of the NFL-run World League of American Football. When the Alouettes returned CFL play to Montreal, Moffat worked with CJAD 800 broadcast legend Ted Blackman, former Seattle Seahawk and Toronto Argonaut Tommy Kane, as well as longtime Alouette all-star Tony Proudfoot, who would become Moffat's co-host in the booth until the 2008 season. Rick now teams up with former Alouette allstars Paul lambert and Davis Sanchez . Moffat joined the CJAD 800 Hockey Broadcast team for the spring playoff run of 2004. He is also the voice of MLS's Montreal Impact. Moffat is a longtime supporter of Amnesty International, Inter Pares, Montreal's Social Justice Committee, the MAB-Mackay Foundation, the Miriam Foundation, and the Montreal Children's Hospital.[2]

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  1. ^ "About Rick". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Peter Kerr. "Rick Moffat – the 'voice' of the Montreal Canadiens and Alouettes". The Montrealer. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 

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