NHL - Every Sunday, our NHL-crew is looking back at the past week and provides a summary and evaluation of the performances and results of the Swiss players and their respective teams.

NATIONAL TEAM - According to Watson, another two finalists have turned down the invitations to the World Championship in Minsk: defenseman Severin Blindenbacher and forward Morris Trachsler (both ZSC).

NLA - As SportNews.bz reports, young Italian-Swiss defenseman Ruben Rampazzo has signed a two-year contract with HC Davos. The 20-year-old played the past season with Ritten Sport in the Italian first division.

MEDICAL REPORT - As journalist Andrea Toreggiani (RSI) reports on Twitter, defenseman Julien Vauclair and goaltender Martin Gerber will both not play in the World Championship in Minsk.

MEDICAL REPORT - As journalist Angelo Rocchinotti (Blick) reports on Twitter, Sean Simpson can count on Simon Bodenmann for the World Championship 2014 in Minsk.