The Minnesota Wild have signed free agent defenseman Brett Clark to a one-year, $900,000 contract.
The Edmonton Oilers have placed forward Ben Eager on waivers. Brochu's take: I would guess someone will pick him up.
The Phoenix Coyotes have placed forward Nick Johnson on waivers.
The Chicago Blackhawks have placed forward Rostislav Olesz on waivers.
According to sources, there is a rumor that the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking at Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella. There has been talk that Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner is unhappy playing in the AHL. Brochu's take: Perhaps a Scandella and Gardiner swap would make sense for both teams.