Andrew Shaw

Canadian ice hockey player
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Andrew Shaw (born July 20, 1991 in Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played parts of 10 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Montreal Canadiens.

Andrew Shaw
Shaw with the Blackhawks in 2014
Born (1991-07-20) July 20, 1991 (age 32)
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
NHL Draft 139th overall, 2011
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2011–2021

He began his hockey career with the Niagara IceDogs of the OHL and played for them for 2 seasons. He also played for the Owen Sound Attack for 1 season. He entered the draft on 2011 and he was drafted with the 139th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

He was assigned to the Rockford IceHogs, the farm team of the Blackhawks. He was called up to the Blackhawks during the 2011-12 NHL season. On January 5, 2012, he got in his first-ever NHL fight on the second shift of his first NHL game. He returned to the game after receiving stitches and score the first goal of his NHL career on his first shot of his first game against Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers.[1] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[2]

On April 26, 2021, Shaw announced his retirement from playing professional ice hockey. He said that he suffered too many concussions and doctors told him to retire.[3]


  1. "Shaw Notches First". NHL. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  2. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. Retrieved June 25, 2013.
  3. "Shaw Ends Playing Career After 10 Seasons, Two Stanley Cups". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved September 23, 2023.

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