2nd-period wrap: Hawks 2, Wings 0

DETROIT -- The Chicago Blackhawks led the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 after two periods at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday.

The Hawks scored a late second-period goal when Patrick Sharp made nice pass from behind the Detroit net to Andrew Shaw, who finished the scoring chance for his 12th goal of the season.

Both teams had power-play chances in the middle 20 minutes, but could not convert, although the Hawks’ goal came a few seconds after a Wings penalty had expired.

Corey Crawford has played very well through the first two periods, stopping all 21 shots he’s faced.

If the Hawks hold on to win the game they will face Nashville in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs starting later next week.