RUMOR - According to a report of La Regione journalist Marco Maffioletti, Extraliga's Sparta Praha seems to be interested in Latvian goaltender Edgars Masalskis, who minded the net for HC Ambrì-Piotta at the end of last season.

NLA - As La Liberté reports, Sandro Brügger has agreed to a new one-year deal with HC Fribourg-Gottéron until spring 2016. However, he will mostly play with HC Red Ice who is set to be the Dragons' new partner team.

NLB - As HC La Chaux-de-Fonds' head coach Alex Reinhard tells Arcinfo, HCC will start into the upcoming season with their two, already signed, import-players and not add a third into the mix for now.

NHL - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled nine players from the AHL's Syracuse Crunch after their elimination from the playoffs last week. Amongst them are two Swiss forwards: Joël Vermin (photo) and Tanner Richard.

NLA - The ZSC Lions have confirmed Cédric Hächler's return for the upcoming season. The defenseman comes back after one season in Rapperswil and has signed a two-year deal until 2017 in Zurich.