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Andrew Shaw speaks about trade, contract negotiations in conference call

All of the quotes from today's conference call with restricted free agent Andrew Shaw.

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In a well-publicized trade that took place at the beginning of round one of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the Canadiens acquired restricted free agent Andrew Shaw from the Chicago Blackhawks in return for two second round picks.

Shaw took part in a conference call today to introduce himself to the Montreal media as we await news of a contract extension, and wasted little time getting his french out of the way:

Shaw commented on his relationship with GM Marc Bergevin, and why he believes Bergevin acquired him:

On new teammate Brendan Gallagher:

Shaw also commented on his negotiations with the Chicago Blackhawks, the team with whom he has won two Stanley Cups:

And on how contract negotiations may go with the Canadiens:

Darren Dreger weighed in on the issue as well:

Above all, Shaw showed that he is clearly excited about his future as a member of the Montreal Canadiens: