MEDICAL REPORT - The ZSC Lions will have to do without forward Patrik Bärtschi for at least the upcoming weekend. The forward is out with an undisclosed injury.

SHL - After already having been left out of HV71 Jönköping's line-up shortly after returning from overseas in October, Kevin Fiala will now again be scratched for the upcoming game against Växjö due to disciplinary reasons, reports Aftonbladet.

RUMOR - As RSI journalist Omar Gargantini suggests on Twitter, HCAP might be - among others - in contact with former goaltender Thomas Bäumle as a possible solution in the net for the upcoming weekend.

MEDICAL REPORT - In addition to Félicien Du Bois (hand injury, out for 2-3 weeks), HC Davos possibly also has to cope without their forwards Dick Axelsson as well as Dino Wieser this weekend.

NLA - According to Adrian Ehrat (sport.ch), Patrick Obrist will stay with the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers for the 2015/16 season. The team will make use of the option that was part of the contract he signed last summer.