MEDICAL REPORT - As the ZSC Lions inform on their website, the two Canadians Derek Smith and Ryan Keller will return from their injuries in Saturday's home game against the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers.

MEDICAL REPORT - After he had to sit out their last game due to a hand injury, HC Ajoie's defenseman Giacomo Casserini returns to the lineup for tomorrow's Game 4 against HC Red Ice, as Radio RFJ reports.

NLA - As journalist Nicola Berger (Neue Luzerner Zeitung) reports, the SIHF tribunal has followed the Kloten Flyers' appeal to Josh Holden's five-game suspension for slashing Tommi Santala and has added another three games to it.

MEDICAL REPORT - According to journalist Flavio Viglezio (Corriere del Ticino), HC Lugano can count again on the services of Ilari Filppula next week. The forward is expected to make his comeback next Tuesday against the ZSC Lions.

MEDICAL REPORT - As journalist Jérôme Reynard (24 Heures) reports on Twitter, Caryl Neuenschwander did not participate in Lausanne HC's practice today. However, according to manager Jan Alston, it is just a minor injury and the forward should be able to play on the weekend.