National Hockey League defenseman Mark Streit of Englisberg, Switzerland was traded twice on Wednesday. First, he was traded from the Philadelphia Flyers to the Tampa Bay Lightning for center Valtteri Filppula of Vantaa, Finland, a fourth-round draft pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft and a conditional seventh-round draft pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft. He was then traded from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a fourth-round draft pick in the 2018 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
The conditional seventh-round pick came into effect if the Lightning were able to trade Streit. They were able to do so to the Penguins.
The Flyers were able to get two draft picks from the deal and a center who had seven goals and 27 assists for 34 points this season. The Penguins got a veteran defenseman and the Lightning got one draft pick.
In addition to his 34 points this season, Filppula was a +1 in 59 games, had 24 penalty minutes, one game-winning goal, seven power play points, 74 shots on goal, 430 faceoff wins, 21 hits, 28 blocked shots, 24 takeaways and 31 giveaways with Tampa Bay. The Flyers will be Filppula's third team as he was also with the Detroit Red Wings for his first eight seasons and won a Stanley Cup in 2008.
Streit previously played for the Montreal Canadiens and New York Islanders. In 49 games this season for Philadelphia he had five goals, 16 assists, 21 points, was a -10 with 22 penalty minutes, eight power play points, one game-winning goal, 88 shots on goal, 25 hits, 58 blocked shots, 10 takeaways and 31 giveaways.