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Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14), from Sweden, celebrates his goal as Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green (52) watches, in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Red Wings rally to beat Capitals 4-2

- Associated Press

Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson in action during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Tom Wilson rejoins Capitals after brief Hershey stint

- The Washington Times

Wilson appeared in two games with the Hershey Bears while working his way back from a fractured bone in his left ankle. The 20-year-old, who was one of three rookies in the NHL to play in all 82 games last season, said he feels good and is ready to play when called upon.

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AP-IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IL

Associated Press

Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 8:30 a.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or Caryn Rousseau is on the desk, followed by Tammy Webber. AP-Illinois News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or

A Headless Ranger? Mystery at Colonial burial site

- Associated Press

Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century?

NHL Capsules

- Associated Press

Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

Jablonski to lead Hockey's Biggest Stick Tap

Associated Press

Former Minnesota prep hockey player Jack Jablonski will take the ice at Saturday's Wild-Stars game to help raise awareness of spinal cord injury research.

Buffalo's downtown hockey complex set to open

Associated Press

Two of Buffalo's favorite things - doughnuts and hockey - are headlining the opening of the city's new downtown sports, dining and hospitality complex.

Thin CBJ get thinner, lose Letestu, Wisniewski

Associated Press

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Mark Letestu and defenseman James Wisniewski on injured reserve and recalled centers Sean Collins and Brian Gibbons from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Minnesota Wild's Erik Haula (56) falls down after being hit by New York Rangers' John Moore (17) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in New York. Moore was given a match penalty on the hit. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NHL suspends Rangers D Moore 5 games for head hit

- Associated Press

The NHL suspended New York Rangers defenseman John Moore on Wednesday for five games without pay for an illegal hit to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula.

NHL Calendar

- Associated Press

Jan. 1 - Winter Classic: Chicago at Washington.

Ex-Islanders co-owner may try to withdraw plea

- Associated Press

A lawyer for a former part-owner of the New York Islanders said his client may try to withdraw his guilty plea after a judge said Wednesday she plans to sentence him to 20 years in prison for participating in a fraud that prosecutors said enabled him to misappropriate more than $50 million for his personal use.

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler (4) pushes down Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

Gibson leads Ducks past Blackhawks 1-0

Associated Press

John Gibson provided just enough time for Devante Smith-Pelly to come up with a big play, and then the goaltender finished the job.