Sept 3/04 - Carolina trades 15 million dollars to Nashville for all of Nashville's picks 4th round or lower 2005-2010 and John Leclair.
Sept 4/04 - San Jose trades a NYR 3rd 06 to Tampa Bay for Jarkko Ruutu and a Det 8th 05
Sept 5/04 -  Pittsburgh trades Year: 2006: Pit 6, Pit 7, Pit 8, NJ 8, LA 8, Year: 2007: Pit 7, Was 8, Pit 8, Year: 2008: Pit 6, NYR 6, Pit 7, Pit 8, NJ 8, SJ 8, Year: 2009: Pit 6, NYR 6, Pit 7, Pit 8, NYR 8, SJ 8, Year: 2010: Pit 6, Pit 7, Pit 8 & C Robert Reichel to Carolina for 9 million.
Sept 5/04 - NYI trades Mike Weaver to Tampa Bay for 500K
Sept 5/04 - Toronto trades Jani Rita, Ryan Bayda, Jaroslav Svoboda and a Tor. 3rd round pick 2007 to LA for Jens Karlsson, Kelly Guard and Dal's 3rd in 2005.
Sept 5/04 - Philly trades Mike Morris, Matthieu Brunelle and a Cal 5th 05 to Tampa Bay for Tom Preissing and Ben Clymer
Sept 6/04 - LA trades Ryan Bayda to Philly for Patrick Sharp (If either scores 20 G in the next 2 NHL seasons, the other team gets a 3rd round pick)
Sept 6/04 - Philly trades Ian Laperriere and a LA 3rd 05 to San Jose for Jarkko Ruutu and 1.1 million.
Sept 15/04 - Washington trades Mattias Nordstrom to Buffalo for Sami Salo.
Sept 15/04 - NJ trades Alexei Zhamnov, Johan Hedberg and Sergei Brylin to Washington for Dmitry Afanasenkov, Niko Kapanen, Peter Schaefer, Sebastian Charpentier and a Was 8th 05.
Sept 15/04 - Washington trades Johan Hedberg to Boston for Matti Kaltiainen and 1.75 mill.
Sept 15/04 - Philly trades Deron Quint to Boston for 300K.
Sept 23/04 - Washington trades Martin Gelinas, Jiri Bicek, Trent Whitfield and Sean Brown to Edmonton for Donald Brashear, Ladislav Smid and Doug Lynch.
Sept 23/04 - Phoenix trades Karl Goehring to Pittsburgh for 275K.
Sept 24/04 - Boston trades Jamie Storr to Edmonton for Edm 3rd 2005 and Frederic Cassivi
Sept 25/04 - Vancouver trades Brad May to Philly for a Philly 4th 05.
Sept 25/04 - Toronto trades a Tor. 7th in 06 to LA for David Ling.
Sept 26/04 - Philly trades Craig Johnson to Pittsburgh for Garrett Burnett and 350K.
Sept 26/04 - LA trades Flo's 3rd pick in '06 to Washington for Vaclav Varada.
Sept 27/04 - Montreal trades Micheal Ryder, Andy Macdonald, Francis Boullion, Mathieu Chouinard and a Mon 4th 06 to Edmonton for Scott Pellerin, Jim Sharrow, Matthew Greene, Jason King, Tyson Nash, Bryan Helmer, Edm's 1st 06 and 725k
Sept 27/04 - San Jose trades Ian Laperriere to Dallas for Brandon Crombeen, a SJ 5th 05 and a LA 8th 05.
Sept 29/04 - Edmonton trades Andy McDonald, Micheal Yakubov, Karel Rachunek, Sean Brown, Sean Avery, EDM 2006 2nd round and PHO 3rd 2005 to Ottawa for Doug Weight, Ray Whitney, Andy Delmore, Cory Locke and 7 million.  
Sept 29/04 - Edmonton trades Shaone Morrisonn, Matthew Spiller, Landon Wilson, Doug Weight, Edm 2nd 2007 and Edm 4th 2006 to Detroit for Rod Brindamour, Martin Biron, Nolan Pratt and Anders Myrvold
Sept 30/04 - Tampa Bay trades Oleg Tverdovsky to San Jose for a SJ 3rd 05.