NLA - As the Tribune de Genève reports, the 18-year-old forward Damien Riat returns to his youth team Genève-Servette HC. The youngster has played in Canada and Sweden for the last three seasons after leaving GSHC in 2012.

NLA - Although rumors were swirling around that the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers might replace head coach Anders Eldebrink before the start of the League Qualification, they now express their confidence in the 54-year-old Swede.

NLA/NLB - As several Austrian media have reported yesterday, the Canadian forward Kris Foucault, 24, seems to be on his way to Zurich. Now, team manager Edgar Salis confirms their interest in Foucault - for the GCK Lions.

NLB - HC Sion, who is currently competing for the Swiss Amateur Championship title, has filed the papers to be promoted to the NLB for next season last week. However, as 24 Heures reports, it will not be as Lausanne HC's farm team.

UPDATE SHL/NLA - As Ticinonews reports, SKA St. Petersburg's Patrick Thoresen is leaving the KHL next season - but not for Switzerland. The forward will be joining a team in the Swedish Hockey League, an official announcement is expected soon.