NLB - Some coaching staff changes in Martigny - Team manager Albert Malgin takes over as head coach from Pyotr Malkov, who will be downgraded to assistant coach.

NLA - As sport.ch reports, Ambrì-Piotta's former defender Zdenek Kutlak (CZE) has signed with HC Davos until the end of the season. He recently played for Slovan Bratislava in the KHL.

NLB - The EHC Basel Sharks have announced two contract extensions today. Marco Vogt and Cyrille Scherwey will both stay with the Sharks for at least another two seasons.

MEDICAL REPORT - According to L'Impartial, injured HC Red Ice forward Evgeni Chiriaev had knee surgery on Monday and will be out of the line-up for eight weeks.

RUMOR - As the Blick reports, a third current HCD-player could join EVZ as of next season. After Bürgler and Grossmann, now also Peter Guggisberg is in talks to sign with Zug.