NLB - EHC Arosa will not be playing in the National League B as of next season. The license commission of the league has officially turned down the team's application for the upcoming season, reports Die Südostschweiz.

NLA - HC Fribourg-Gottéron has acquired Flavio Schmutz from the relegated Rapperswil-Jona Lakers. The youngster has signed a contract with the Dragons for the next two seasons until 2017.

RUMOR - According to Watson.ch, HCD's defender Ville Koistinen might be on his way out of Davos as the club is looking for another team to take over his contract or at least most of his salary for the remaining two years of his deal.

NATIONAL TEAM - As Reto Berra's agent André Rufener confirms, the netminder of the Colorado Avalanche will be at the disposal of head coach Glen Hanlon for the upcoming World Championship in Prague, reports the Sportinformation.

NLA - The years where Serge Pelletier has acted as HC Ambrì-Piotta's team manager and head coach at the same time are finally over. As the club announces today, Ivano Zanatta will take over as the Biancoblù's new team manager.