Isles come to terms with ex-Habs D Streit

Updated: July 2, 2008, 12:57 AM ET
Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders signed free-agent defenseman Mark Streit to a five-year contract worth $20.5 million on Tuesday.

Last year with Montreal, Streit scored seven of his 13 goals and had 27 of his 49 assists on the power play.

"Mark was someone we targeted from the beginning and we're thrilled he's an Islander," Islanders general manager Garth Snow said in a statement. "Mark provides us with the stability on the blueline that we were looking for."

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