RUMOR - According to the Blick, Todd Elik is one of the candidates to join EHC Olten's coaching staff after they fired head coach Scott Beattie four days ago. A short-list is to be compiled in the upcoming hours or tomorrow.

MEDICAL REPORT - As HC Lugano informs, their forward Diego Kostner will be out for another three weeks due to a severe tendonitis in his hand.

MEDICAL REPORT - The ZSC Lions will have to cope without their second best scorer Luca Cunti for about six weeks. The 25-year-old sustained a shoulder injury in the game against the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers.

NLB - Two weeks ago, it was reported that HC Ajoie was definitely interested in extending Francis Lemieux's stay with the Ajoulots. The Canadian now confirmed this, as Radio RFJ reports.

NLA - The SCL Tigers announce that they have agreed to a three-year contract extension with Martin Stettler. He will thus stay with the Tigers until the end of the 2017/18 season.