Flyers Trade Mark Streit to Lightning for Valtteri Filppula

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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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Mark Streit | Credit: phillyinfluencer.com

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.

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