Sports Mark Streit placed on waivers by the Montreal Canadiens

21:03  12 october  2017
21:03  12 october  2017 Source:   MSN

Source: Canadiens trying to trade defenceman Mark Streit

  Source: Canadiens trying to trade defenceman Mark Streit Mark Streit’s second stint with the Montreal Canadiens could wind up being shorter than anyone might have anticipated. MONTREAL — Mark Streit’s second stint with the Montreal Canadiens could wind up being shorter than Sportsnet has learned that the Canadiens are actively shopping the 39-year-old defenceman, whom they signed to a one-year, $700,000-contract in July with $300,000 in potential performance bonuses.Streit scored six goals and added 16 assists in 68 games split between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins last season.

Eyes On The Prize Montreal Canadiens Schedule, Roster, News, and Rumors | Eyes On The Prize. Playing just two games before being a healthy scratch for the last two matchups, Mark Streit has been placed on waivers by the Montreal Canadiens .

The Montreal Canadiens and defenceman Mark Streit have agreed on a one-year contract for the upcoming season. Montreal Canadiens place Andreas Martinsen, Byron Froese on waivers , send Charlie Lindgren to Laval. Jonathan Drouin showing encouraging signs of becoming a true first-line

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The 39-year-old’s second tenure with the Habs is limited to just two games.

Playing just two games before being a healthy scratch for the last two matchups, Mark Streit has been placed on waivers by the Montreal Canadiens.

He will be eligible to be claimed by the other 30 teams for the next 24 hours. Should he clear he could be reassigned to the Laval Rocket of the AHL, but a more favourable solution for both parties may be the mutual agreement of a contract termination.

Canadiens, Mark Streit mutually terminate contract

  Canadiens, Mark Streit mutually terminate contract ***ImagePlaceholder*** https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9RtgiMkQ2aDxJWeuTYugJVxwfK4=/473x280:3136x1778/1920x1080/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/57166963/usa_today_10339906.0.jpg Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports The Swiss defender will probably look towards Europe to finish his career The brief reunion of Mark Streit and the Montreal Canadiens officially ended today as the two parties mutually agreed to terminate the Swiss defender’s one-year contract after playing only two games this season.The Canadiens announced a mutual agreement with defenseman Mark Streit to terminate his contract. DETAILS -> https://t.co/Tz61heDWg2.

The Montreal Canadiens have placed veteran defenceman Mark Streit on waivers . Streit signed a one-year, 0,000-contract in July with 0,000 in potential performance bonuses. This is his second stint with Montreal after he began his career there in 2005.

With no one placed on waivers today, there are still 28 players remaining with the Montreal Canadiens . The roster needs to be reduced to 23 by Tuesday, but David Schlemko will be exempt from the total should he start the year on the Injured Reserve list. Mark Streit (D, NHL).

Were he to agree to report to the Rocket, the Habs can bury the remainder of his $700,000 salary as he’s on the first (and only) year of a new contract as a 35+ player. Only the handful of days he was on the NHL roster to start the season will be on the books.

Brought on to help the team on the man advantage, the play of Victor Mete made the Streit decision an easy one for the Habs. Mete has been getting time alongside Shea Weber, and bringing a much-needed skill set to the club so far as a 19-year-old.

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