Who could be potential trading partners for Philadelphia Flyers veteran defenseman, Mark Streit who sits #31 on TSN trade bait board.
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The 39-year-old Streit is a pending UFA carrying a 5.25 cap hit with a limited No movement clause. General Manager Ron Hextall will mostly like need to retain salary in any deal.
Mark Streit is content in Philadelphia and isn’t worried about a possible deal
The 39-year-old defenseman is content with his role on the Flyers and would very much like to complete his fourth and final season with the club to the bitter end. Whether that’s the playoffs or going home early. ()
Streit can still help a team offensively from the back-end, scoring 20 points in 48 games this season.
According to Sam Carchidi of Philly.com, The Flyers and Penguins could be Ideal trading partners.
The Flyers are in sell mode, especially on defense, while the Pittsburgh Penguins have three injured defensemen. The Flyers could use forward prospects and/or draft picks.
Pittsburgh isn’t the only team looking to acquire a veteran presence on the back-end at this year’s deadline.
Edmonton, Los Angeles, and Montreal are interested in adding on the back-end at this year’s trade deadline.
Streit, who started his career in Montreal spending three seasons in Quebec could help the slumping Canadiens.
According to Elliotte Friedman’s “Reddit Ask Me Anything” the Flyers have been asked about the possibility of a move involving Streit.
With the NHL trade deadline just two days away, keep your eyes open for a deal involving Mark Streit.