Cana­di­ens place Streit on waivers

Truro Daily News - - SPORTS -

A per­son with di­rect knowl­edge of the move tells The As­so­ci­ated Press the Mon­treal Cana­di­ens have placed vet­eran de­fence­man Mark Streit on waivers.

The per­son spoke on the con­di­tion of anonymity Thurs­day be­cause the Cana­di­ens have not an­nounced the move.

The abrupt move comes four months af­ter Mon­treal signed the 39-year-old Streit to a one-year, $700,000 con­tract af­ter he won a Stan­ley Cup with Pitts­burgh last sea­son.

They made the move to re­stock a de­pleted group of de­fence­man. An­drei Markov left to play in his

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