Detroit Red Wings fans have had a lot to talk about recently, but none of it has to do with Detroit's play on the ice.
This is because Detroit was eliminated in the first round by the Nashville Predators.
There is no doubt that the team needs to continue to get younger, faster and more hungry as a team.
In order to achieve these qualities, Red Wings fans have been quick to point to a day on the calendar.
July 1st, the start of free agency.
Regarding free agency, there are two words that have been quick to come up in connection with Detroit: "Parise" and "Suter".
The possibility of Detroit obtaining both stellar players remains moderately high according to some, but let's examine another track of obtaining players.
Instead of rolling the dice and waiting until free agency, let's see what we can do on the trade market.
Spoiler: some of these trades will involve the same Red Wings players, but my goal is not diversity in trade scenarios. My goal is equity on both sides.
Here are four trades that would make sense for the Detroit Red Wings and their trading partners.