MEDICAL REPORT - As journalist Leroy Ryser reports, Marc Eichmann will be able to play against the SCL Tigers tonight. Marc Scherfer, who underwent back surgery last Sunday, will be out long-term.

NLB - Franco Collenberg, who retired from professional hockey at the end of the last season at the age of 28, signs a contract with the SC Langenthal that will last until the end of the 2014/15 season.

MEDICAL REPORT - Michael Flückiger, who is currently on loan from HC Ambrì-Piotta with Genève-Servette HC, is back in practice with the Grenats, as Patrick Andrey (Teleclub) reports.

MEDICAL REPORT - Cristobal Huet was already on the bench in Lausanne HC's last game but just as backup to Pascal Caminada. Now, he is ready to play.

NLB - Rapperswil-Jona Lakers' Daniel Eigenmann and Reto Schmutz will join Hockey Thurgau until December 24 via B-license.