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Can the Chicago Blackhawks Retain Andrew Shaw?

Embed from Getty Images Andrew Shaw received a $1.5 million dollar raise from this year to last. Now after a Round 1 exit Shaw becomes a restricted free-agent (RFA). An RFA is a player no longer on his entry level contract but still not eligible for the label of an unrestricted free agent (UFA). To be a UFA in the NHL, a player has to be over the age of 27, or have a minimum...
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Seven arguments defending Andrew Shaw and why those arguments are dumb

On Wednesday, Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw was suspended one game for directing a homophobic slur at an official during Tuesday’s Game 3 of the first-round series between the Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues. There was also a $5,000 fine for an obscene gesture. Shaw had a full evening. This is usually where you’d find the objection to insufficient discipline. But one...
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Andrew Shaw suspended one game, fined $5,000 by NHL

The NHL has acted quickly regarding Andrew Shaw’s behavior on Tuesday night, fining the Blackhawks forward $5,000 and suspending him for Chicago’s Game 5 matchup with the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw suspended one game, fined $5,000.https://t.co/lU14DA5btn pic.twitter.com/P4n1RqmF4W — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 20, 2016 During Game...
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Chicago Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw apologizes for using gay slur

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw released a statement on Wednesday, apologizing for using a gay slur in Tuesday’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues. Full statements can be found here: https://t.co/v9vgV9ChNJ — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) April 20, 2016 “I am sincerely sorry for the insensitive remarks that I made last night while in the penalty box. When I got...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaw apologizes for slur, pledges to 'learn' from 'mistake'

It didn’t take long for Andrew Shaw and the Chicago Blackhawks to act. Both the team and the Chicago forward issued statements Wednesday after Shaw was seen using a gay slur during the Blackhawks’ loss to the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of their first-round Stanley Cup  playoffs series. Shaw was angered after referees sent him to the penalty box late in the game for interference...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL reportedly investigating Andrew Shaw for using homophobic slur

The NHL is reportedly investigating Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw for using gay slurs in Tuesday’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues, reports Craig Custance of ESPN.com. NHL has alerted the Blackhawks that they're investigating Shaw comments. Wouldn't expect comment from NHL until that is complete. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) April 20, 2016 Shaw had a meltdown...
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Video: Andrew Shaw uses an obscene gesture and slur in Game 4

I don’t think Andrew Shaw will ever be confused for an upstanding citizen of the game and his actions in Game 4 confirmed that notion. It wasn’t just one moment in the game, rather a series of terrible, terrible moments. Here is the video of his transgressions: At the 1:02 mark Shaw visibly says a homophobic slur. At the 1:35 mark you can clearly see him flipping off the referees...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gay Blackhawks writer speaks out about Andrew Shaw slur

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw could face disciplinary action from the NHL after he appeared to use a homophobic slur during Game 4 of his team’s playoff series against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday night. Chris Hine, a gay sportswriter who covers the Blackhawks, shared his thoughts on the outburst via Twitter. Hine said he has a good relationship with Shaw, but he was understandably...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw accused of using gay slur against referee in loss to Blues (VIDEO)

Andrew Shaw was called out on Twitter after shouting what appeared to be an expletive and a gay slur at a referee during Chicago’s 4-3 loss to St. Louis in Game 4 on Tuesday night. The Blackhawks right winger took a penalty with two minutes to go in the game for an interference call. Cameras showed he flipped a double middle-finger and continued yelling at referees from the...
Via The Other Paper
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrew Shaw uses gay slur, flips the bird after penalty

Andrew Shaw had quite the game for the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. He picked up a goal, two assists, four penalties, a double-bird to the refs, and one big gay slur. The Blackhawks center was called for interference in the final few minutes of Chicago’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues that made the series 3-1 in favor of the Blues. Frustrated over the penalty that hurt...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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