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Shaw fires back after getting compared to Caps' Eller!

The Habs forward has had enough and is NOT holding back!

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The past year has been quite hard on Montreal Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw. For most of the past season, the gritty forward was another of several Habs players included in trade talks, but general manager Marc Bergevin was always very reluctant to move him. There were reports that a team like the Winnipeg Jets reached out to Bergevin to inquire about the availability of Shaw, but Bergevin shut down those discussions, and he remained part of the team for the rest of the season.

However, the poor 26-year-old was injured for most of the season, just like the year before in 2016-17, as he took part in 51 games this campaign and finished with 10 goals and 10 assists, his lowest point total since the 2012-13 season... 

To make things worse, while the trade chatter keeps going, former Canadiens forward Lars Eller is still playing for a chance to win the Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals, and many radio hosts in Montreal are having fun comparing Eller and Shaw... 

On Thursday morning, Shaw had enough. 

The host Morning Show on Montreal's TSN 690 Conor McKenna had a segment on both players on Wednesday, and tweeted out his analysis of Shaw, in comparison to Eller. A fan retweeted his comments, and that surely caught the attention of the Habs forward.

McKenna said of Shaw: "Lars Eller is a better and more useful hockey player than Andrew Shaw. I'm gonna duck into my fallout shelter now because of how angry and sensitive Habs Twitter is."

Shaw did not hold back on Thursday and tweeted out in response to McKenna's comments, a very appropriate Youtube video. Shaw posted the famous Patrick Roy reply; the most famous quip being this total burn of Jeremy Roenick from the 1996 Stanley Cup Playoffs. It’s one of sports' best sound bytes of all time.

Shaw, who also won two Stanley Cup rings with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013 and 2015. He took Roy's soundbite off YouTube and simply posted it in response to McKenna's comments. 

The Capitals managed to tie the Stanley Cup final 1-1 against the Vegas Golden Knights last night and Eller was a great part of the Caps' success. The former Habs forward recorded a goal and an assist during Game 2 of the final. However, let's be honest here Montreal. The comparison between Eller and Shaw is nothing to the one we should be making with the Capitals and Canadiens... 

After all, they have Alex Ovechkin and Montreal has a captain that has been on the trade block all season long...