Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/19/14

NEWARK, NJ - SEPTEMBER 29: Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders warms up before playing against the New Jersey Devils during their preseason game at the Prudential Center on September 29, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms with recently-acquired veteran defenseman Mark Streit on a four-year deal, according to multiple reports. TSN is reporting that the deal is worth $21.5 million. The Flyers acquired Streit from the Islanders last week for minor-league forward Shane Harper and a fourth-round pick in 2014. Streit, the Islanders' team captain, has 65 goals and 288 points in 491 regular-season NHL games, and is a sharp, left-handed shot from the blue line that is much-needed as Philadelphia reshapes its roster. The 35-year-old Streit joined the Islanders as a free agent in 2008, led the team in scoring his first season with 56 points and was an All-Star. Should he stay with Philadelphia, he would bolster the Flyers' backline, which was decimated by injuries last season and was a prime reason the club did not make the postseason. ''This year was a short season and they had lots of injuries,'' Streit said last week. ''That mak...
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