Movements in the world of hockey Monday:
National Hockey League
NHLPA-RW Darren McCarty announced his retirement.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled D Brett Carson from Albany (AHL).
DALLAS STARS-Placed D Karlis Skrastins on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 3. Recalled D Ivan Vishnevskiy from Texas (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled D Alexander Sulzer from Milwaukee (AHL) and D Reid Cashman from Cincinnati (ECHL). Reassigned G Jeremy Smith to Cincinnati and G Mark Dekanich from Cincinnati to Milwaukee. Released F Matt Pierce.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Karl Alzner to Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Syracuse LW Kevin Harvey for two games as a result of his actions in a Dec. 4 game at Binghamton.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed F Andrew Carroll.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Reassigned F Jamie Bates to Stockton (ECHL).
SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Signed C Daniel Tkaczuk.
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced F Andrew Carroll has been loaned to Hartford (AHL). Announced D Tysen Dowzak has been assigned to the team by the New York Rangers.
KALAMAZOO WINGS-Announced F Mathieu Curadeau has been returned to the team by Hamilton (AHL). Released F Travis Granbois and F Tommy Lange.