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LeBrun: Red Wings pushed hard for Kovalchuk to gain a veteran asset in rebuild

Posted: 2:53 PM, Jun 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-22 18:53:49Z

The Red Wings pushed hard for Ilya Kovalchuk, despite being in the middle of a rebuild.

The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun joined Brad Galli in Dallas to break down Detroit's thinking this offseason.

As for trades at the NHL Draft, he says the Wings will probably have to "wait for a few other things to happen around the league."

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