NLA - Beat Forster, who had been out for a long time with a ruptured cruciate ligament, is now starting to think about his contract situation, as his deal with HC Davos expires at the end of this season.

NLA - Since no reinforcement has arrived during the Christmas break and no solution is found to move Jeff Tambellini to another club, HC Fribourg-Gottéron is set to start into the new year with the same old squad as they have ended 2014.

RUMOR - With his check to the head of EHCB's Tschantré in the game on December 22, provisionally suspended Jim Vandermeer might not only fear a longer suspension, he might have also put an end to his time with the Kloten Flyers.

NLB - Former NHL superstar Alexei Kovalev, who had decided to put an end to his career after the past season, might possibly make his comeback with EHC Visp by reinforcing them during the playoffs.

MEDICAL REPORT - As Christian Maillard (Tribune de Genève) reports, Genève-Servette HC will have to make do without Christophe Bays tonight.