• Canadiens’ Galchenyuk, Desharnais out with knee injuries

    MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens forwards Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais are expected to be sidelined 6-8 weeks because of knee injuries.

  • Pacioretty propels Canadiens to 5-4 shootout win over Kings

    Los Angeles Kings center Nic Dowd dives for puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Byron scored the clinching goal in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens avoided a winless swing through California with a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.

  • Report: Company sold turf product after learning of defects

    This Sept. 28, 2016, photo shows a Duraspine turf field in Newark, N.J. FieldTurf, the country’s leading maker of artificial sports turf, sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide after its executives knew they were falling apart faster than expected and might not live up to lofty marketing claims, according to an investigation by NJ Advance Media. (Andre Malok/NJ Advance Media via AP)

    WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The country’s leading maker of artificial sports turf sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide after its executives knew they were falling apart faster than expected and might not live up to lofty marketing claims, according to an investigation by a news organization.