Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES-Exercised their one-year option on the contract of coach Lindy Ruff.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed D Cody Goloubef.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Karl Alzner and D John Carlson to Hershey (AHL).
OKLAHOMA-Announced men's assistant basketball coach Mark Cline is leaving to take a similar position at Marshall.
QUINNIPIAC-Extended the contract of men's basketball coach Tom Moore through the 2015 season.
WASHINGTON-Named Greg Nared women's assistant basketball coach.