NLA - Genève-Servette HC's Alexandre Picard has been suspended for a total of two games. Thus, the 28-year-old Canadian will have to sit out also tomorrow's sixth and possibly last semi-final clash against the ZSC Lions in Geneva.

NLA - Even though EHC Biel lost last night against the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers in the playout final, Biel holds onto his head coach Kevin Schäpfer for now and will face the league qualification with him behind the boards.

MEDICAL REPORT - It looks like defenseman Yannick Weber will be missing with an undisclosed injury in tonight's game of the Vancouver Canucks against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena.

NATIONAL TEAM - One month before the World Championship in Minsk gets started, it is already clear for coach Sean Simpson that he and his team will have to cope without 37-year-old leader Martin Plüss.

SUI - The Swiss national team will start their preparation to the IIHF World Championships in Minsk on Monday, April 7. Therefore, head coach Sean Simpson has made a first selection and called up a total of 22 players.