NHL fines Flyers for traveling on Dec. 26
The Philadelphia Flyers have been fined an undisclosed amount for violating the terms of the collective bargaining agreement by traveling to Nashville on Dec. 26, the league announced.
The Flyers flew to Tennessee one day prior to a 4-1 loss to the Predators on Dec. 27.
Under Article 16.5(b) of the CBA, teams are not permitted to travel between Dec. 24 and 26:
December 24, Christmas Day, and December 26 shall be off-days for all purposes, including travel, and no Club may request a Player's consent to practice on such days for any reason, provided, however, if December 26 falls on a Saturday and the League has scheduled NHL Games on such date, December 23 may be substituted as an off-day for all purposes, including travel, instead of December 26.