Found June 05, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Should Flyers Pursue Streit? As soon as news broke yesterday that New York Islanders captain Mark Streit will pursue unrestricted free agency in July, many people immediately started speculating whether the Philadelphia Flyers will pursue the 35-year-old offensive defenseman. Streit, who made $4.1 million on the cap in his last contract, is reportedly seeking a three-year contract in the neighb...

Mark Streit turns down the Islanders, will test free agency

The New York Islanders will have to name a new captain for 2013-14. Mark Streit, the team's captain since 2011, has reportedly turned down the Islanders' best offer and will hit the open market on July 5th. The 35-year-old defenseman has played in 286 games for the Islanders dating back to the 2008-09 season and has been one of the team's most consistent defenseman....

Captain Mark Streit Will Not Return to Long Island

As (image provided from Arthur Staple of Newsday reported Tuesday that Islander Captain Mark Streit will not return to Long Island next season, thus ending Streit's five-year run on Long Island. Streit turned down General Manager Garth Snow's best offer, three years and 4.75mil per season. This did not come as a surprise to many, as Staple reported...

Will A Team Pay Streit $15M Over 3 Years?

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, In other contract developments potentially affecting the Oilers, with New York Islanders captain Mark Streit turning his back on the Isles’ three-year offer of about $14 million, the Oilers would almost certainly have interest with his ties to head coach Ralph Krueger, as Krueger once coached Streit on the Swiss national team. ...

Mark Streit Anyone?

I was a huge advocate of the Rangers going after Mark Streit when he was a UFA back in 2008. Unfortunately, Glen Sather didn't confer with me and decided to sign Wade Redden for 6-years, $39 million instead, while Streit ended up going to the Islanders for 5-years, $20.5 million. The rest is horrific history for the Rangers. Now that the 35-year old Streit has rejected the...

Dee Karl: Captain Will Not Return per StapeNewsday

As per Art Staple of Newsday at 12:25 pm it seems that Mark Streit has turned down the New York Islanders best offer for a new contract and will hit the open market. Expect John Tavares to be crowned the new Isles Captain and for Garth Snow to find another vet "D." Begin the discussion (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ...

Tim Thomas contemplating return to hockey, but not necessarily in NHL

  It seems that nothing involving Tim Thomas is ever simple. His path to the NHL was very unorthodox. His style of play in net is very unorthodox. His sudden exit from the NHL was very unorthodox. And, now, it seems like he may make a slightly unorthodox return to hockey next season. According to CBC’s Elliotte Friedman, Thomas is mulling over the idea of returning to hockey...

Richard Cloutier: The 1st "Stop the Insanity" Blog of 2013

You can tell we're getting closer to the draft and free agency. How? Because I'm posting a "Stop the Insanity" blog, and those always happen around the time when big roster changes may occur. Item 1: Mark Streit wants $5.5mil per? I'm not sure if I believe this rumor. Maybe he wants $5.5mil for one season. For a mulit-year contract, the average amount for...
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