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Andrew Shaw is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (139th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2013 and 2015.
On June 24, 2016, Shaw was traded to the Montreal Canadiens during the 2016 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for two 2016 second-round picks. Three days later June 27, Shaw came to a six-year contract agreement with the Canadiens worth $23.4 Million The NHL suspended Shaw for three games for boarding Connor Hobbs throughout a preseason game used September 26. Shaw scored his first goal with the Canadiens on October 13. Controversy took place Shaw again when he variety footed Johan Larsson of the Buffalo Sabres at the end of the very same game. The incident took place to the end of the game while the Canadiens had a 4– 1 lead over the Sabres. Shaw was examined a match-penalty, however did not receive any supplemental discipline after consulting with the Department of Player Safety.
Shaw established a track record as an agitator for his aggressive play and verbal instigation while playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. He compared his playstyle to Boston Bruins player Brad Marchand, stating “We’re both agitators. We both play physical and we’re always chirping.” Joel Quenneville, who coached Shaw in Chicago, applauded Shaw by mentioning, “You’re not going to discover the very same active ingredient that Shaw provides, whether it’s the game-to-game consistency of being an agitator, net-front existence on your power play, good in the room, excellent on the bench, good on the ice, smart hockey player, makes plays, brings that nastiness you appreciate and comes all set to play every game.” Shaw has also gained the label “Mutt” from some of his colleagues and fans regarding his rough design of play.
Shaw also carries out an elaborate warm-up ritual which he has actually practiced prior to every period since 2009. As part of his regular, Shaw strikes his shin pads approximately 7 times with his hockey stick, practices fore and back-hand face-off draws, twirls his hockey stick in his hands, plants the knob-end of his stick onto the ground, and then walks in a circle around it.