Detroit Red Wings Could Trade 2 More Forwards At Deadline

Steve Yzerman and the Detroit Red Wings have been busy moving players this season. Just a few days ago, they were in good position to make a run at qualifying for the playoffs, but the top-six teams in the East have made huge additions and the Red Wings lost back-to-back games against the Ottawa Senators, lowering their chances at getting into the playoffs.

There are a lot of teams just fighting for a wildcard spot and Yzerman made the wise decision to sell and restock instead of pushing into the playoffs to likely be eliminated in Round 1. Detroit has already traded Filip Hronek and Tyler Bertuzzi, but aren't done just yet. Darren Dreger revealed that the Red Wings are looking to move Jakub Vrana and have talked about the possibility of trading Filip Zadina as well.

The Red Wings have been very deep at forward this season with the emergence of a number of players. Vrana had a tough time getting back into the lineup after returning to action a while ago and was even placed on waivers. That's when the trade rumours started for him. He has now played three games with Detroit since returning to the NHL. Both of his points (one goal, one assist) came in the two games he played at the very start of the season.

Zadina has played just 19 games this season and has been passed over by a number of the other youngsters coming up through the Detroit system. He has had a tough time getting into games this season, only playing 19 on the year. He has two goals and four points but has shown a strong ability to get chances and has played hard. They wouldn't be selling high on Zadina, but without more opportunity or the numbers to get him moved up the lineup, the former sixth overall pick in 2018 will be stuck in the bottom-six on a team on the rise.

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