AHL - After scoring two goals in their 6-5 OT-win against the Edmonton Oilers last night and right before the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Vancouver Canucks have reassigned forward Sven Bärtschi to the Utica Comets.

MEDICAL REPORT - As the SIHF announces, Damien Brunner, who was already held out for Friday's game against Russia, will not play in next week's World Championship preparation games.

NLA - As Silvan Schweizer (Tages Anzeiger) reports, Ryan Keller has extended his contract with the ZSC Lions and will stay for another year. His deal will thus run through 2015-16.

MEDICAL REPORT - As Willy Daunic from the Nashville Predators Radio announces on Twitter, the Nashville Predators have to cope without Swiss defenseman Roman Josi in tonight's final regular season game.

NLA - After the successful ending to the SCL Tigers' season with the promotion to the NLA, there is no time to rest for team manager Jörg Reber. The new squad needs to be put together - will it include Reto von Arx?