RUMOR - EHC Olten's head coach Heikki Leime joined the team in December, replacing Scott Beattie. After a playoff run that was only stopped by the SCL Tigers, Olten will extend his contract, according to agent Juha Sintonen.

RUMOR - HC Ambrì-Piotta recently signed Nolan Schaefer. Thus, rumors were swirling around that Michael Flückiger might have to leave. According to Giampaolo Giannoni (RSI), he might be on the move to HC Fribourg-Gottéron.

MEDICAL REPORT - HC Davos possibly has to make do without their forwards Perttu Lindgren (FIN) and Marc Wieser for tonight's second clash against the ZSC Lions at Vaillant Arena.

NLA - After the confirmed departures of Ritchie and Cloutier, also Finnish forward Jesse Joensuu has packed his bags and leaves the capital. The 27-year-old will try his luck in the KHL, where he has signed with Jokerit Helsinki.

RUMOR - As the Berner Zeitung suggests in it's edition today, EHC Biel's defender Manuel Gossweiler might probably move to the SCL Tigers as of the upcoming season, after his expiring contract has not been extended anymore.