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How close was Jacob Trouba to being dealt to the Red Wings? He won't say

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Posted at 3:34 PM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 15:34:46-05

How close did Jacob Trouba come to being dealt to the Red Wings last year?

"I don't know. That's not a question for me," the Jets defenseman said with a laugh on Tuesday.

Trouba, who grew up in Rochester, held out last year and asked for a trade. He ultimately signed a two-year contract worth $3 million per season.

This season, he has two goals and seven assists in 27 games for the Western Conference-leading Jets.

Watch more of what Trouba had to say on Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena in this video.