As of this season, the NHL has brought in a new overtime format which sees the teams play five minutes 3-on-3 to find a winner before going to a shootout. Now that option is also being debated for the Swiss leagues.

EHC Biel's Pär Arlbrandt, who has been suffering from headaches since the game against Davos, has suffered a concussion and will definitely not be suiting up tonight, reports the Journal du Jura. How long he is out can not be said at this point.

As the San Jose Sharks announce, they have reassigned Mirco Müller to their AHL affiliate the San Jose Barracuda. The native of Winterthur has appeared in one game for the Sharks during his call-up.

The SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers have decided to send Manuel Grigioni to first league team EHC Wetzikon via B-license for the time being. This mostly so he can gain some more experience.

HC Fribourg-Gottéron will have to make do without Andrei Bykov for the next two to three weeks, as the club announces.