What would a potential trade package look like if the Blues traded for Jakob Chychrun?

Jakob Chychrun could be on the move this summer, and the St. Louis Blues look like a great fit, given their need for a young, two-way blueliner.
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What a Jakob Chychrun trade would look like for the Blues, Senators, and Wings

A rather unconventional trade here, and again, the Red Wings are just an example of the “broker” in this deal, as general manager Steve Yzerman has players he desperately needs to move, and both Justin Holl and Ville Husso more than need fresh starts. 

Jakob Chychrun Trade

Torey Krug is the example used here, but it could be any of the four blueliners on no-trade clauses, all of whom should have no problem agreeing to find a new home in the Motor City. Krug would give the Wings a solid two-way player on the blue line, and it serves as their second-biggest offseason need next to fixing the goaltending if they don’t re-sign Gostisbehere.

The Senators benefit in many ways in this scenario, as they’ll have an early and a mid-round pick, plus a pair of contracts that will expire in the next season (Husso) or two (Holl). But it also gives them trade bait should either player enjoy a career renaissance in Canada’s capital. And as a bonus, they’re getting a high-end prospect as well. 

The Blues simply benefit because they would have a younger, high-scoring blueliner who has scored like a forward at times in this league. Their power play will thank them for bringing in a player like Chychrun, and it could be the difference between earning a trip to the playoffs. And best yet, this scenario also allowed them to shed a contract from one of their older defensemen.