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Andrew Shaw Ruling: Blackhawks Center Suspended 3 Games For Hit On Coyotes Goalie

The Chicago Blackhawks will be without their young and dynamic center in Tuesday night's game against the Phoenix Coyotes. According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, C Andrew Shaw's three-game suspension is being upheld by the NHL league office:

The reactions to Shaw's suspension, which comes as a result of potentially an unintentional hit, have stirred some early controversy among local sportswriters:

Shaw will miss Tuesday night's game against the Coyotes as well as Thursday's and Saturday's game.

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