NLA - For a while now, negotiations between EHC Biel and their current top-scorer Oliver Kamber are ongoing. Just before Christmas, the Seelanders reached out with another offer to their 35-year-old forward. Problem: the contract length.

NLA/KHL - Almost every year, rumors are circulating again about the possibility of Genève-Servette HC leaving the Swiss NLA and joining the Kontinental Hockey League. According to Chris McSorley this is not going to happen.

MEDICAL REPORT - Phil Baltisberger, who had to be stretchered off the ice in yesterday night's game against Russia in Toronto after a blindside hit by Anatoli Golyshev (one-game suspension), feels better and is sidelined day-to-day.

RUMOR - Not satisfied with the performance of their Canadian forward, the Anaheim Ducks have placed Dany Heatley on waivers today. A return to Switzerland seems quite possible - in case of not being claimed by another NHL team.

NLA - The ZSC Lions seem to have found a replacement for their injured defenseman Derek Smith. As the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet reports, Henrik Tallinder has turned down offers from Swedish clubs and will join the Lions.