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Andrew Shaw's Dad: "We’re Just as Tired as They Are When They’re Done"

Doug Shaw said he lives and dies with every “Shaw shift"

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    Kye Martin talks to Andrew Shaw's dad as he prepares to watch his son skate in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Published Monday, June 8, 2015)

    Andrew Shaw's dad isn't quite like every other fan. 

    Doug Shaw said he lives and dies with every “Shaw shift.”

    “We play every shift, we’re just as tired as they are when they’re done,” he said.

    The family of the Hawks forward, who traveled to the Windy City from Ontario, Canada, dined at the West Loop's Palace Grill in preparation for the highly-anticipated Game 3 in Chicago. 

    “We just want to get the day over with and start the game,” said Shaw’s dad Doug Shaw. “We all came down, there’s a bunch of us. We came over to the Palace for breakfast, go watch practice, then we wait.”

    The Hawks are set to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday in a fight for the series lead in the Stanley Cup Final. The teams are tied at 1-1 after two games in Tampa.

    While Hawks fans may have felt some hostility at the Amalie Arena with restrictions on Hawks apparel in parts of the center, Doug Shaw said nothing can stop him from showing his fatherly love in Chicago.

    “They wouldn’t tell me that I couldn’t wear my boy’s shirt,” he said.  

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