The Wild have too many defensemen, so Jonas Brodin's name has been bandied about in trade rumors, and the Ottawa Senators will have to do something because defenseman Dion Phaneuf said he won't waive his no-movement clause.
"I feel that the animosity level is getting a little bit higher, the competition," Ottawa defenseman Dion Phaneuf said. "It just comes down to competing. You're playing the same guys over and over. Every series, you're going to ask guys, they're probably going to give you a similar answer. It just comes down to playing the same competition over and over."