MONTREAL — Andrew Shaw is heading again to the Windy Metropolis.
The Chicago Blackhawks reacquired the winger from the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday in change for second- and seventh-round picks within the 2020 NHL draft and third-rounder in 2021. Chicago additionally will get a seventh-round choice in 2021 as a part of the deal.
The transfer clears wage cap house for Montreal forward of the opening of free company on Monday.
Shaw, whose contract carries and annual-average worth of US$three.9 million and runs three extra seasons, spent the primary 5 years of his NHL profession with Chicago, profitable two Stanley Cups (2013 and 2015) and totalling 137 factors (70 targets, 67 assists) in 322 regular-season video games.
Chosen within the fifth spherical of the 2011 draft, the pesky 27-year-old added 16 targets and 35 factors in 67 playoff outings throughout his first tenure with the Blackhawks.
Shaw was initially dealt to Montreal in June 2016 for a pair of second-round picks. In three seasons with the Canadiens, the native of Belleville, Ont., posted 41 targets and 96 factors in 182 regular-season video games.
In 504 profession regular-season contests with the Blackhawks and Canadiens, Shaw has registered 111 targets and 233 factors.
The Canadian Press