Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-LW Brendan Shanahan announced his retirement.

CALGARY FLAMES-Assigned D Staffan Kronwall to Abbotsford (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Recalled F Chris Durno from Lake Erie (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Loaned F Nikita Filatov to CSKA (KHL-Russia) for remainder of 2009-10 season.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned G Robert Mayer from Hamilton (AHL) to Cincinnati (ECHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Recalled RW David Laliberte from Adirondack (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Recalled F Benn Ferreiro, F Frazer McLaren and F Logan Couture from Worcester (AHL).

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WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled C Jay Beagle and G Michal Neuvirth from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Signed LW Ryan Kinasewich.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Recalled C Justin Bernhardt and RW Matt Watkins from Las Vegas (ECHL). Signed D Robbie Bina and D Kenny MacAulay.


ECHL-Suspended Gwinnett F Daniel Sullivan one game for an instigating penalty within the final five minutes of Saturday’s game against Elmira.