NLA - Bud Holloway has decided to try his luck in North America, as he tells Swedish newspaper Norran. There were other options on the table, but ultimately "I would never be able to forgive myself, if I didn't try to play in the NHL."

RUMOR - Guy Boucher seems to be a busy man. After reports from yesterday that he might become the new assistant coach of the Maple Leafs, the New Jersey Devils now are reportedly also interested in the SCB head coach.

NLB - The Rapperswil-Jona Lakers announce that they have indeed signed EHC Olten's Michael Tobler. The goaltender has signed a one-year contract, which will be valid until the end of the 2015-16 season.

RUMOR - As Aftonbladet reports, HV 71 has been working on replacing their defenseman Mattias Karlsson and apparently SC Bern's Marc-André Gragnani would be the first choice for the SHL team.

RUMOR - Niklas Persson seems to be in high demand in Sweden. Apart from Leksands IF and Linköping HC, Luleå Hockey seems now also to have thrown their hat into the ring, as Norrbottens Kuriren reports.