The Lightning also send a fourth-round and conditional seventh-round pick in this year's draft to Philadelphia.
In return, Philadelphia GM Ron Hextall was able get a decent return, with veteran forward Valtteri Filppula heading north along with a fourth round and conditional seventh round selection in the 2017 National Hockey League draft.
Filppula, who has one more season and a no-movement clause remaining on his contract, has seven goals and 34 points in 59 games this season and is expected to make his Flyers debut against the Panthers, possibly on a line with Jakub Voracek and Schenn.
Rutherford said Streit was on the his short list of defencemen, adding that he spoke to Philadelphia general manager Ron Hextall but the initial asking price from the Flyers was too high. The 39-year-old Streit has 21 points this season. The Flyers sent Streit to Tampa Bay early on Wednesday and a few hours later the Lightning flipped him to the Penguins.
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The Tampa Bay Lightning has taken a much different direction than the one they chose last season.
The deal can be looked at as a win for both teams.
Goaltender Peter Budaj was acquired by the team from the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday, in a trade for Ben Bishop and a fifth-round draft pick.
Speaking of those superior Flyers rivals, the team making the most noise so far in what's actually been a fairly busy pre-deadline trading period is the Metro team that already was making the best case for Stanley Cup favorite. He earns $5.25 million this season and is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Bellemare 31, has agreed to a two-year, 2.9 million dollar deal, averaging 1.45 Million per season.