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.