Beyond The Benches

Canadiens Get To Know Andrew Shaw

The Montreal Canadiens announced that they agreed to terms on a six-year contract with former Chicago Blackhawk Andrew Shaw. Shaw according to reports is said to take home an average salary of $3.9 million annually.

“We are very pleased to have agreed to a long-term deal with Andrew Shaw,” said Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin. “As I mentioned last Friday following his acquisition, we are adding a solid character player to our team, a reliable player who plays with grit and a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Chicago Blackhawks over the past five seasons. Andrew will add more leadership to our team. I had the opportunity to discuss with him over the past few days, and I sense his determination and excitement in joining the Canadiens’ organization for many years to come.”

Shaw totaled 137 points, scoring 70 goals and tallying 67 assists in five seasons with the Blackhawks. He was also a member of the Stanley Cup wins in 2013 and 2015. He registered 35 points  in 67 playoff games.

Canadiens fans got a chance to know a little bit more about Shaw with #AskShawCH below.