NHL fines Flyers for travel over holiday break

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has fined the Philadelphia Flyers for violating the collective bargaining agreement by traveling during a holiday break.

The league did not disclose the amount of the fine Sunday.

Players are barred from traveling or practicing from Dec. 24-26 under the collective bargaining agreement. Rogers Sportsnet in Toronto reported Saturday that online flight records showed the Flyers took a flight from Philadelphia to Nashville the night of Dec. 26.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.