FIRE SALE, SO FAR...[with 2003-04 salaries, if available]
TO WASHINGTON: D Shaone Morrisonn $1.130 MIL F Thomas Fleischmann F Brooks Laich F Anson Carter $2.8 MIL Boston's 2004 1st Rounder Detroit's 2004 1st Rounder Boston's 2004 2nd Rounder Ottawa's 2005 2nd Rounder Detroit's 2006 4th Rounder
TO ELSEWHERE: D Sergei Gonchar [Bruins] $3.650 MIL F Robert Lang [Red Wings] $5.0 MIL F Peter Bondra [Senators] $4.5 MIL F Jaromir Jagr [Rangers] $11.0 MIL
Hawks walk away from Niemi's arbitration award and replace him with Martin "Marty" Turco at about half the price. Backup goalie Huet and erstwhile 4th defenseman Campbell continue to make $13M combined. Still, Cup.