Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/18/12

UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 12: Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders moves the puck during the game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Nassau Coliseum on January 12, 2010 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
New York Islanders captain Mark Streit and Montreal Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber are returning home to play in Switzerland during the NHL lockout. Bern says it has signed Streit and Geneva-Servette says it recruited Weber. Geneva-Servette coach Chris McSorley says the club expects to announce another signing on Wednesday. San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton is also expected in Switzerland this week after saying he would rejoin Davos. Thornton played with the Alpine town team during the 2004-05 NHL lockout season, alongside New York Rangers winger Rick Nash. Nash is also being pursued by Davos. The NHL formally locked out its players on Sunday after the collective bargaining agreement expired. The 12-team Swiss top division began its season last week.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

DeAndre Ayton wants FBI, NCAA to clear his name

Stoneman Douglas hockey team pulls upset, wins state title

NFL salary cap could exceed $179 million in 2018

Rangers trade Rick Nash to Bruins

Isaiah Thomas: Cavs in ‘panic mode’ when they traded me

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Russell Westbrook believes Zaza Pachulia tried to injure him

15 best moments of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan dies in Colorado car accident

Gregg Popovich compares LeBron to Black Panther

Twins to sign Logan Morrison

Tim Tebow suffers ankle injury because of sprinkler head

Sports & Politics Intersect: Cuban forced to face culture of misogyny in Mavs front office

The 'Let’s play QB roulette' quiz

NHL Weekender: Playoff races heat up as trade deadline looms

14 NBA X-factors who will tip the scales in the postseason

MLB breakout candidates for the 2018 season

No one wants to jump with Dennis Smith Jr.

NFL players who could be traded before draft

Negro Leaguers every baseball fan should know

Top MLB Cy Young candidates heading into 2018

The greatest barrier-breaking African-American moments in MLB history

Faltering Blackhawks face tough decisions at deadline

MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Sports & Politics Intersect: Cuban forced to face culture of misogyny in Mavs front office

MLB breakout candidates for the 2018 season

The 'Let’s play QB roulette' quiz

NHL Weekender: Playoff races heat up as trade deadline looms

No one wants to jump with Dennis Smith Jr.

The 'Kawhi so serious?' quiz

Top MLB Cy Young candidates heading into 2018

25 best MLB players under 25

The 'Red Sox finally get their guy' quiz

MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker