Trade Targets the Detroit Red Wings Could Explore this Off-Season

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The Detroit Red Wings plan to take their next step in the rebuilding process. Aside from the draft and free agency, Steve Yzerman has assets to make a splash in the trade market.

The Detroit Red Wings are ready to acquire players via trade or free agency to be part of the teams success. The past few seasons, Yzerman added players to be a stop-gap to make the team competitive and teaching his young players how to be pros.

Teams around the league are entering different stages and rebuilds making star players available. The salary cap can also be a factor on teams making moves that the Red Wings may take advantage of.

Could the Red Wings take advantage of gaining a star player from a team that needs depth? Acquire a proven veteran winner? Or someone who just needs a change of scenery? Let us examine three trades that could take the Red Wings to the next level.