On Sunday the Blackhawks brought a familar face back to Chicago.
The Hawks traded a 2nd and 7th round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft and a 3rd round pick in the 2021 draft to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Andrew Shaw and a 7th round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
Shaw, 27 loves shin pads and has a $3.9M AAV through the 2020-21 season.
Chicago traded Shaw to Montreal on June 24, 2016 for two 2nd round picks int eh 2-16 NHL Draft. Those picks were used on forward Alex DeBrincat and defenseman Chad Krys.
Shaw recorded career highs in assists (28) and points (47) in 63 games for the Habs last season. He was credited with 128 hits as well.
Shaw won 47.1 percent of his faceoffs last year while averaging 15:55 per game on the ice. He averaged 2:02 on the ice on the power play for Montreal last year.
He was parts of the Blackhawks’ 2013 and 2015 Stanley Cup championship teams. He has appeared in 67 postseason games with the Hawks in which he has scored 16 goals with 19 assists.