Today was the NHL Trade Deadline, and after just 12 trades were announced before the 3 PM EST deadline, 13 more were
announced after. Players with new homes are, but first the waiver wire:
Rico Fata is claimed by Washington from Atlanta.
Mike Morrison is claimed by Ottawa from Edmonton.
Andy Hilbert is claimed by Pittsburgh from Chicago.
Chicago trades Todd Simpson to Montreal for a 6th round pick in 2006.
New York Islanders trade Brad Lukowich to New Jersey for a 3rd round pick in 2006.
New Jersey trades Sean Brown to Vancouver for a 4th round pick in 2006.
Phoenix trades Sean O'Donnell to Anaheim for Joel Perrault.
Phoenix trades Denis Gauthier to Philadelphia for Josh Gratton, and Two 2nd round picks in 2006.
Buffalo trades Mika Noronen to Vancouver for a 2nd round pick in 2006.
Washington trades Jeff Friesen to Anaheim for a 2nd round pick in 2006.
Pittsbrugh trades Mark Recchi to Carolina for Niklas Nordgren, Krys Kolanos, and a 2nd round pick in 2007.
Anaheim trades Keith Carney and Juha Alen to Vancouver for Brett Skinner, and a 2nd round pick in 2006.
Detroit trades Jamie River to Phoenix for a 7th round pick in 2006.
Anaheim trades Sandis Ozolinsh to New York Rangers for a 3rd round pick in 2006.
Washington trades Brendan Witt to Nashville for Kris Beech, and a 1st round pick in 2006.
Pittsburgh trades Cory Cross to Detroit for a 4th round pick in 2007.
Vancouver trades Steve McCarthy to Atlanta for a Conditional 7th round pick in 2007.
Chicago trades Tyler Arnason to Ottawa for Brandon Bochenski, and a 2nd round pick in 2006.
Boston trades Sergei Samsonov to Edmonton for Marty Reasoner, Yan Stastny, and a 2nd round pick in 2006.
San Jose trades Niko Dimotrakos to Philadelphia for a 3rd round pick in 2006.
Chicago trades Jim Dowd to Colorado for a 4th round pick in 2006.
Minnesota trades Willie Mitchell, and a 2nd round pick in 2007 to Dallas for Martin Skoula, and Shawn Belle.
St.Louis trades Eric Weinrich to Vancouver for Tomas Mojzis, and a 3rd round pick in 2006.
New York Islanders trade Oleg Kvasha to Phoenix for a 3rd round pick in 2006.
Phoenix trades Jamie Lundmark to Calgary for a 4th round pick in 2006.
Phoenix trades Tim Jackman to Los Angeles for Yanick LeHoux.
Pittsburgh trades Ric Jackman to Florida for Petr Taticek.
Calgary trades Jason Wiemer to New Jersey for a 3rd round pick in 2006.