Elliotte Friedman noted on HNIC that teams are starting to investigate the idea of trading for Streit and signing him to a new deal before he becomes a free agent.
Brooks does say that the Rangers are expected to look into free agent Marek Zidlicky who has spent the last season and part of 2011-12 with the Devils.
Glen Sather, in 2002, traded Zidlicky when he was a Rangers prospect in a deal, with Rem Murray and Tomas Kloucek, to Nashville for Mike Dunham.
In his career, Zidlicky, 36, has 66 goals and 259 assists. 45 of his goals and 131 of his assists have come on the PP.
He played in all 48 games for the Devils last season and averaged 20:48. He is a right handed shot.
Zidlicky is coming off a three-year deal worth $12 million.