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Andrew Shaw Reportedly Auctioning Off Stitches From Puck To Face For Charity

Andrew Shaw.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Andrew Shaw. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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(CBS) In what might be the grossest thing ever done for charity, Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw will reportedly auction off the stitches used to repair his face after a taking a puck to the cheek during the Stanley Cup Final.

From the auction’s Facebook page, which was retweeted by Shaw:

Starting Thursday August 15th, 2013 we will be auctioning off the actual stitches that Andrew Shaw received from a puck he took to the face in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals. This auction will be run for ten days ending on August 25th, 2013 on eBay.com

We will post links to the auction on this page. The stitches are being professionally framed with an autographed photograph of Andrew Shaw plus there will be other items included in this auction lot.

According to the post, all proceeds will go to support the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research.