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...