Islanders trade Streit to Flyers

The New York Islanders have traded captain Mark Streit to Philadelphia, giving the Flyers exclusive negotiating rights with the veteran defenseman before he becomes an unrestricted free agent in July.

The move was announced Wednesday by both teams.

In exchange for Streit, the Flyers sent a fourth-round draft pick in 2014 and 24-year-old minor-league winger Shane Harper to the Islanders.

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