Islanders acquire fourth-round pick from Philadelphia for Streit

Islanders Exchange Defenseman For 2014 Selection And Forward Shane Harper

Wednesday, 06.12.2013 / 1:43 PM New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have acquired a fourth round pick in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft, along with forward Shane Harper, in exchange for defenseman Mark Streit.

Streit, 35, scored 27 points (six goals, 21 assists) in 48 games with the Islanders this past season. The eight-year veteran has 288 career points (65 goals, 223 assists) in 491 NHL games with the Montreal Canadiens and Islanders. A native of Bern, Switzerland, Streit was named the 13th captain in Islanders history on September 21, 2011.

Harper, 24, scored 10 points (five goals, five assists) in 48 games this past season with the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League. The third-year pro from Valencia, CA, also recorded 27 points (14 goals, 13 assists) in 15 ECHL games with the Trenton Titans.

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