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
Lemaire has actually been the Habs coach once already, back in the early 1980's. Not sure what the story was about with his firing, since the team made it to the conference finals and the second round in his two years behind the bench.