Well, most of the big trades have already been made. Plus, a few fire sales...
The Wild: -Brad Brown & 6th Rounder to Buffalo for 4th Rounder -Sergei Zholtok & Brad Bombardir to Nashville for Buffalo's 3rd Rounder & 4th Rounder -Jim Dowd to Montreal for 4th Rounder -Jason Marshall to San Jose for 5th Rounder -Darby Hendrickson & 8th Rounder to Colorado for 4th Rounder
The Capitals: -Anson Carter to L.A. for Jared Aulin -Michael Nylander & Conditional Pick to Boston for 2nd Rounder & Futures -Sergei Gonchar to Boston for Shaone Morrisonn, 1st & 2nd Rounders -Robert Lang to Detroit for Tomas Fleischmann, 1st & 4th Rounder -Peter Bondra to Ottawa for Brooks Laich & 2nd Rounder
The Rangers: -Matthew Barnaby & 3rd rounder to Colorado for Chris McAllister, David Liffiton & 2nd Rounder -Vladimir Malakhov to Philadelphia for Rick Kozak & 2005 2nd Rounder -Chris Simon & 7th Rounder to Calgary for Jamie McLennan, Blair Betts & Greg Moore -Brian Leetch & Conditional Pick to Toronto for Maxim Kondratiev, Jarkko Immonen, 1st & 2nd Rounders -Jussi Markkannen & Petr Nedved to Edmonton for Dwight Helminen, Stephen Valiquette & 2nd Rounder -Alexei Kovalev to Montreal for Josef Balej & 2nd Rounder
The Panthers: -Valeri Bure to Dallas for prospect Drew Bagnall & a draft pick -Marcus Nilson to Calgary for a 2nd rounder -Kyle Rossiter to Atlanta for Kamil Piros -Victor Koslov to New Jersey for Christian Berglund & Victor Uchevatov
I think the difference is Hossa only 'really' has two dummy years at close to league minimum (and another two that drop to $1M, but that could be considered an appropriate amount for a then-40-year-old).