MEDICAL REPORT - In addition to Mark Bastl (lower body injury, out for at least 4 weeks), the ZSC Lions won't be able to count on the services of Patrick Geering and Jan Neuenschwander in this weekend's games.

NLA - The League's single judge has suspended Lausanne HC's Ossi Louhivaara for a total of four games following his 'Kneeing' against HCFG's Benjamin Plüss in last Friday's game. In addition, he has to pay a fine of CHF 1,000.

NLA - GCK Lions' former defender Marc Zangger, who was in try-out along with Canadian Alexandre Picard since November 10, has finally earned a full contract with HC Fribourg-Gottéron until the end of the season.

MEDICAL REPORT - SC Langenthal will have to cope without their 35-year-old defenseman and assistant captain Marco Schüpbach in the upcoming three months.

MEDICAL REPORT - As one can read on EV Zug's website, Canadian forward Josh Holden is expected to scratch the ice again in tomorrow's home game against HC Lugano.