MEDICAL REPORT - According to Lausanne HC, forward Codey Bürki will play in tonight's playoff opener against the ZSC Lions.

MEDICAL REPORT - As journalist Andrea Torreggiani (RSI) reports on Twitter, HCL's Dominik Schlumpf will not be able to play in tonight's playoff opener.

MEDICAL REPORT - According to the ZSC Lions, defenseman Steve McCarthy will finally return to the team's lineup tonight.

MEDICAL REPORT - According to Arcinfo, forward Benoît Mondou will be back in the lineup tonight.

NLB - As HC Thurgau announces in a press release, they have extended the contracts of Bloch, Lemm and Weber and have added four new players to their roster.