Switzerland's head coach announces some modifications in the squad. Instead of ZSC's Lukas Flüeler, who suffers from a concussion, Simpson calls up HC Lugano's goaltender Daniel Manzato.

SC Bern has now officially confirmed the signing of HC Lugano's Thomas Rüfenacht. Furthermore, they have extended the contract with forward Flurin Randegger for another two years.

According to a tweet of RSI-journalist Paolo Laurenti, SC Bern has signed HC Lugano's 28yr-old forward Thomas Rüfenacht to a three-year contract trough to the 2016-17 season.

According to "Le Nouvelliste", HC Red Ice's Swiss-Russian forward Dimitri Malgin suffered a concussion in their game against SC Langenthal on Thursday. It is not yet known how long he will be sidelined.

In addition to the injured Lukas Flüeler and Tim Ramholt, also Victor Stancescu will not be able to suit up for the Swiss national team this week. According to the "Neue Luzerner Zeitung", Stancescu suffered a so far undisclosed injury in the Flyer's game against Ambrì-Piotta on Saturday.