Originally written on NBC Chicago  |  Last updated 1/24/12
I find myself overwhelmed by the rising tide of love for Andrew Shaw. I myself am getting swept in it. It's hard not to. It's always exciting when a kid comes from nowhere and makes a splash in the big time. Shaw's style also helps because the dude seems impervious to how big he is or the multiple ways other professionals could mangle him. He looks like he has a future as one of those heart and soul players that teams come to rely on and fans love. Before we delve into the numbers about his play, two caveats: One, this isn't meant to crush anyone's man-crush or any other type of crush on Shaw. I've been just as impressed as you. If you've got little cartoon hearts flying out of your chest when you think about Chicken Hawk, keep them. Second, these numbers are from eight games, and hence aren't all that conclusive. We always preach sample size, both to tamper down the affection for him and to illustrate how these numbers are far from complete.  Remember, we were all smitten with Ben...
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