NLA - EV Zug announces the signing of forward Nicolas Thibaudeau to a one-year contract. The Canadian forward with a Swiss license will thus stay with EVZ through at least the 2015-16 season.

NLB - After SC Herisau's application has been voided due to the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers' relegation to the National League B, also HC Sion has decided to withdraw their application. Thus, they will stay in the first league.

NHL - Swiss forward Kevin Fiala is back with the Nashville Predators for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The 18-year-old has been called up from Nashville's AHL-affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals, and has joined the team today.

RUMOR - Nicklas Danielsson (photo) and Johan Fransson, since the Lakers' relegation without contracts for the upcoming season, are being chased by Swedish clubs to return to their native country - but they have other plans.

RUMOR - Dan Weisskopf, who is without a contract since the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers' relegation to the NLB last Thursday, is very optimistic that he will be pursuing his career in the National League A next season.