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Tinley Park Teen Invites Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw to Prom

What did the Blackhawks center say to the Victor J. Andrew High School student's request?

Tinley Park Teen Invites Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw to Prom
Hundreds of Blackhawks fans filed into a Goodwill in Lemont Sunday, for a quick meet-and-greet with the team's center Andrew Shaw.

They came bearing pucks, posters, photos and sticks, and waited out a line hours long to meet their favorite. But for Andrew High School student Sydney Gountounas, the stakes were even a little bit higher. 

She didn't just want an autograph—she wanted a date to prom. 

Syndey, 17, held up a handwritten sign asking "One goal: Prom?" to the 22-year-old Canadian-born NHL star. 

"He's my favorite player ever—he's so nice," she said. 

She flashed the sign as she stepped up for his autograph, and Shaw smiled shyly. 

"I think I'm a little too old for prom."

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