NATIONAL TEAM - As expected, both goaltender Reto Berra and forward Simon Moser will join the Swiss national team for the World Championship in Minsk. However, Philadelphia's defenseman Mark Streit turned down the invitation.

MEDICAL REPORT - Genève-Servette HC captain Goran Bezina will definitely not participate in the World Championship in Minsk, as he is still dealing with an injury.

KHL - After a very disappointing season for EV Zug, it had been clear that some of their import-players probably would not receive new contracts. Defenseman Andrew Hutchinson has now signed with Medvescak Zagreb in the KHL.

NLA - As it had already been reported yesterday, the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers have signed another Swedish import player for the upcoming season. The Lakers announce the signing of forward Mikael Johansson from Leksand

NLA - SC Bern has today officially confirmed the already reported news that Kloten Flyers' Eric Blum has signed with the Bears for the upcoming three years. He will stay in Bern until the end of the 2016/17 season.