RUMOR - As Blick journalist Dino Kessler reports, HC Lugano might possibly come to terms with Finnish center Mika Pyörälä. The 33-year-old is currently playing with Liiga's Kärpät, with whom he has a ongoing contract until 2016.

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Pyörälä has appeared in 42 games for Kärpät this season so far, in which he was able to score a total of 24 points (11 goals, 13 assists). In the 2009-10 season he also suited up for the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL, recording two goals and two assists in 36 games. (rlu)