One horseman short: Ott joins Gallagher, Shaw on Canadiens

Woo-boy. If anyone needed a reason to hate the Montreal Canadiens even more, Mark Bergevin just gave them a big one in the acquisition perma-pain-in-the-butt Steve Ott from the Detroit Red Wings.

In return, the Red Wings will receive a sixth round draft pick in 2018.

Ott joins a team that already has Brendan Gallagher and Andrew Shaw in its lineup. Perhaps they’ve just formed a French-Canadian version of the Axis of Evil or ‘Axe de Mal,’ if you will.

If only they could acquire one more uber-agitator then Montreal could claim to have all four horsemen of the hockey-pocalypse.

(Calm down Canadiens fans. Jokes.)

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