Shaw nets 2 goals; Blackhawks hold off Hurricanes in 3-1 win

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andrew Shaw scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks held off the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Monday night.

Corey Crawford made 43 saves for the Blackhawks, who have earned a point in 18 of their past 21 games and are fourth in the Western Conference. Shaw scored in the first period and added an empty-net goal with 40 seconds left.

Patrick Sharp had a goal and assist, and Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville earned his 750th NHL victory. Chicago improved to 23-0 when leading after two periods.

Victor Rask cut Carolina's deficit in half early in the second period, and Anton Khudobin made 22 saves for the Hurricanes, who outshot Chicago 44-25.

Shaw and Sharp scored 1:19 apart in the first period.

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