Late last night, Red Wings beat report Ansar Khan reported that Detroit made a "big pitch" for Rick Nash, including potentially offering up forwards Johan Franzen and Valtteri Filppula,

The response? Nothing at all. Dead silence.

For Detroit, the deal would make sense because they have a wealth of talent up front (the problem is their back end, given their strikeout for Ryan Suter), and can offer the proven NHL forwards that Scott Howson wants.