|Birth ( Age )
||July 20, 1991
||Belleville, Ontario, Canada
||Professional Ice Hockey Player
||Jason, Josh and Alex
Andrew Shaw is a Canadian former professional hockey player who last played for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National league . He also played for the Montreal Canadiens. He was selected by the Blackhawks within the 5th round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Early life : Shaw grew up in Belleville, Ontario. When he was growing up many, including his circle of relatives , believed his younger brother Jason had the simplest shot at the NHL.Jason was previously a player within the Ontario league ,and last played for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Shaw also has an older brother named Josh and older sister named Alex.
Personal life : Shaw married his longtime girlfriend, Chaunette Boulerice, on August 12, 2017.They gave birth to a daughter named Andy in June 2018. The Shaws welcomed a son, Dax, on January 17, 2020.Shaw is understood for wearing a black rubber bracelet with 'Ironworkers Local 721', the name of an area union in Belleville, on the rear in tribute to ironworkers from his hometown and as a reminder of his roots.He brought the Stanley Cup back to his hometown for his day with the cup.In August 2013, Shaw auctioned the stitches from his facial injury—made famous as "the definitive image of the NHL playoffs"—for $6,500 and donated the cash to The V Foundation for Cancer Research.Shaw was diagnosed attentively deficit disorder in 2016.
Andrew Shaw Net Worth 2021 : Andrew Shaw has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. He reportedly signed a 6 year $23.4 million contract, including $23,400,000 guaranteed with Montreal Canadiens on June 24, 2016.as per his recent contract, he will be earning $4,000,000 as a base salary, carrying a cap hit of $3,900,000.
Professional Career : Despite missing two consecutive drafts, Shaw was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks within the 5th round (139th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Shaw split time between the Chicago Blackhawks and their AHL associate the Rockford IceHogs within the 2011–2012 season.
Shaw made his professional debut in an October 8, 2011 game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. In Rockford's 5–3 win against the Peoria Rivermen on October 9 at Carver Arena Shaw made an assist on the game-winning goal, his first professional career point. In Rockford's 6–4 win against the Peoria Rivermen on October 28 at Carver Arena he scored the primary goal of his professional career.
Shaw had both the primary multi-point game and first shorthanded goal of his professional career in Rockford's 7–3 convert the Peoria Rivermen on November 25. In Rockford's 6–3 at-home victory over the Chicago Wolves on December 9 Shaw had the primary multi-goal game of his professional career and he was named the #1 Star of the sport . Shaw scored two goals in Rockford's 5–4 shootout loss to Grand Rapids Griffins on December 14 at Van Andel Arena. For the month of December, Shaw totalled nine points: eight goals and one assist.
During the lock-out, Shaw played for the IceHogs. He served a six-game suspension after leaving the bench to hitch a fight on November 3.Four games after serving that suspension, Shaw received a one-game suspension for a boarding incident during a game against the Chicago Wolves. Shaw scored a goal in each of the four games between these two suspensions.Shaw had a goal and an assist during a 4–3 shootout convert the Lake Erie Monsters.
On May 19, 2015, within the second overtime of game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, Shaw deliberately headbutted the puck into the Anaheim Ducks' net. The goal was waved off by the game's referees, but the Blackhawks eventually won the sport after a goal was scored with 3:48 remaining within the third overtime .On June 24, 2016, Shaw was traded to the Montreal Canadiens during the 2016 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for 2 2016 second-round picks.Three days afterward June 27, Shaw came to a six-year contract agreement with the Canadiens worth $23.4 Million.The NHL suspended Shaw for 3 games for boarding Connor Hobbs during a preseason game played on September 26.
The incident occurred towards the top of the sport while the Canadiens had a 4–1 lead over the Sabres.Shaw was assessed a match-penalty, but didn't receive any supplemental discipline after meeting with the Department of Player Safety.On March 13, 2018, Shaw checked Dallas Stars defenseman Greg Pateryn but was injured on the play. He injured his knee and suffered a concussion. As a result, Shaw underwent knee surgery and was expected to miss around six months to recover.
Although Shaw missed the Canadiens training camp, he suited up during their 2018–19 regular season games. However, Shaw suffered a neck injury on New Year's Eve during a game against the ny Islanders which kept him out of the lineup for 15 games. He returned to the Montreal bench on February 9, 2019, against the Toronto Maple Leafs.On February 26, 2019, Shaw scored his first career score in an 8–1 convert the Detroit Red Wings.
On June 30, 2019, the Canadiens traded Shaw (alongside a 2021 seventh-round pick) back to the Blackhawks in exchange for 2020 second and seventh-round picks and a 2021 third-round pick.On November 30, Shaw suffered a concussion during a game against the Colorado Avalanche and was placed on injured reserve.
On February 9, 2021, Shaw suffered another concussion during a game against the Dallas Stars.On April 26, Shaw announced his retirement after being advised by the team doctors to discontinue his playing career thanks to multiple concussions.
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