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Andrew Shaw Auctions Off Stitches For Cancer Research

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    Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks stands on the handshake line after Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 to win the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    Andrew Shaw is auctioning off a piece of Blackhawks history for charity, but it's not your typical signed-uniform memorabilia.

    Starting Aug. 15, fans can bid on the actual stitches Shaw received after he took a puck to the face in the first period of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

    Andrew Shaw Goes WHOOOOOO

    [CHI] Andrew Shaw Goes WHOOOOOO
    The little guy with a big heart, Andrew Shaw -- he how took a puck to the face in the final game -- took to the stage and gave Chicago a big Woooohoooo.

    In case you're envisioning a handful of metal, the stitches will come professionally framed along with an autographed photograph of Shaw

    The auction runs 10 days and benefits the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research, founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano in 1993. The foundation notes other items will also be included in the auction through Aug. 25.

    Shaw Tunes Out the Noise

    [CHI] Shaw Tunes Out the Noise
    Andrew Shaw got caught up in the moments of Game 3 against the Red Wings. Thursday night, the Blackhawks young winger knows he must stay disciplined in Game 4.

    All proceeds from Shaw's stitches will be allocated to breast cancer research, according to the foundation.

    As for Shaw, he tumbled unconscious onto the ice after the injury but returned to the Blackhawks' bench for the start of the second period.

    Here's the video to jog your memory: