Found August 06, 2013 on The Last Angry Fan:
One of the enduring images from this year’s Stanley Cup finals was Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw‘s bloody face, the result of taking a wayward puck to the cheek during the series clinching Game 6 victory over the Bruins. Shaw ended up with a few stitches just under his right eye, but managed to finish the game and hoist the Cup with his teammates in Boston. Now, according to Shaw’s Facebook page, those stitches will be up for auction on eBay starting August 15, with proceeds going to  The V Foundation for Cancer Research, with the funds being directly allocated by the foundation for breast cancer research. Here’s the full release… Starting Thursday August 15th, 2013 we will be auctioning off the actual stitches that Andrew Shaw received from a puck he took to the face in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals. This auction will be run for ten days ending on August 25th, 2013 on We will post links to the auction on this page. The stitches are being professionally framed with ...

Andrew Shaw to auction off stitches from gruesome face wound

In Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, Andrew Shaw took a puck to the face, resulting in nasty gashes that required stitches. Need a reminder of what that looked like? Here you go. Now, Shaw is going to auction off the stitches for charity. According to his Facebook page, the auction will go live on August 15: Starting Thursday August 15th, 2013 we will be auctioning off the actual...

Chicago Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw auctioning off Stanley Cup stitches (photo)

During Game 6 of the Chicago Blackhawks’ series-clinching victory in the Stanley Cup Finals, Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw was on the receiving end of a puck to the face that left him a grotesque mess during the championship-celebrating revelry that followed and in the weeks that followed. To help raise money to benefit The […]The post Chicago Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw...

NHL stiches to benefit cancer charity

Late in the second period of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw took a puck to the face. The blow sent Shaw to the ice, where he laid in a small pool of his own blood: Eventually, Shaw would leave the ice under his own power, and during the second intermission, the 22-year-old received six stitches to his face to help contain the wound. Early...

Andrew Shaw to auction off Stanley Cup stitches

An autographed photo of Andrew Shaw, to be included with his Game Six stitches. (Facebook photo) The display of grit and tenacity from Andrew Shaw during Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals was remarkable. After getting hit in the face with a puck in the first period, Shaw had to get stitches for a wound on his right cheek. That didn’t keep Shaw from battling through the rest of...

Matsubara shoots 64 at Women's Am

A key to Yumi Matsubara's bogey-free 64 on Tuesday was in Andrew Shaw's pocket. Shaw, a 27-year-old local caddie, had to figure out how to communicate with a player who speaks no English, and quickly. He and Matsubara, of Japan, resorted to pen and paper. As the first fat raindrops fell from a hazy sky on Tuesday, Shaw opened up his yardage book to reveal a bright yellow...

Andrew Shaw to auction stitches

Andrew Shaw needed stitches when he took a puck to the face in game six of the Stanley Cup finals and now you can bid on them with the proceeds going towards The V Foundation.

Andrew Shaw Is Auctioning Off His Facial Stitches From Stanley Cup Final

Andrew Shaw’s bloodied face hoisting the Stanley Cup will go down as one of the most memorable moments in hockey history…and now a piece of this moment can be yours. Per Shaw’s Facebook page, he will be auctioning off the stitches he received during game 6 and donating all proceeds to breast cancer research: Starting Thursday August 15th, 2013 we will be auctioning off the...

Will Andrew Shaw leave you in charitable stitches

We're a little late to the "punch" with this one, but Yahoo Sports' Greg "Puck Daddy" Wyshynski revealed that Andrew Shaw's auctioning off the stitches he earned in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final this past June--to raise funds for charity--and I'm curious as to whether your reaction involves an "eww factor"... haw has decided to...

Andrew Shaw auctioning off stitches from Game 6 for charity

People get all kinds of keepsakes from hockey games when their favorite team does things like win the Stanley Cup. I just don't think I've come across somebody who boasts having one of their favorite player's stitches but soon some Blackhawks fan will. Andrew Shaw the Hawks' agitator extraordinaire who took a shot square to the face in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final...

USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp Update

All six of the Blackhawks’ prospects were in action again on Tuesday at the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp, and two high-scoring games ended with a couple players impacting the box scores again. Through two games, the leading scorer … Continue reading →The post USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp Update appeared first on Committed Indians.

Former NHL player Steve Ludzik believes that concussions contributed to battle with Parkinson’s

Former Chicago Blackhawks forward and Tampa Bay Lightning coach Steve Ludzik has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and the National Post's Sean Fitz-Gerald reports that Ludzik, who's 52, believes that he's been a) battling the disease since he was about 40 and b) believes that concussions suffered during his NHL career directly contributed to his condition...
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