Flyers Trade Mark Streit to Lightning for Valtteri Filppula


The Philadelphia Flyers have sent defenceman Mark Streit to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Valtteri Filppula and two draft picks.

The Flyers will receive a fourth-round pick and conditional seventh-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft.

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Streit has a $5.25-million cap hit and is set to become a free agent at the end of the season. The 39-year-old has 5 goals and 21 points in 49 games this season.

Filppula, 32 is signed through 2017-18 at $5 million per season. He has a no-trade clause and has a list of 16 clubs he’s willing to be dealt to.