NLA - After Timo Helbling's second game misconduct of the season in the game against HC Lugano on December 3, the defender automatically gets suspended for the upcoming game.

SWISS ICE HOCKEY - The Credit Suisse Sports Awards annually honor Switzerland's best athletes of the past year. This time, Swiss Ice Hockey has received two nominations.

MEDICAL REPORT - HCAP's forward Marco Pedretti had to leave the game against Lausanne HC during the first period due to a knee injury. Further medical tests have shown, that the 22yr-old suffers from a torn ligament in his right knee.

SPENGLER CUP - Genève-Servette HC announced that they can count on the services of HC Ambrì-Piotta's Markus Nordlund and Inti Pestoni for the Spengler Cup in Davos.

NLA - EVZ has announced contract extensions with two young players today. Nolan Diem has committed to Zug for two more years, whereas Samuel Erni will stay for one more season.