HC La Chaux-de-Fonds' forward Pierrick Pivron has missed their last game due to illness. According to "L'Impartial" he has fully recuperated and will return into their lineup tonight.

In addition to HCD's Swedish top scorer Marcus Paulsson, who has returned from Sweden on Sunday, also their Finnish striker Ville Koistinen might be in their lineup tonight.

HC Ambrì-Piotta's forward Inti Pestoni did not participate in yesterday's practice and is doubtful for tonight's away-game in Zug, reports the "Neue Luzerner Zeitung".

EHC Biel can count again on the services of several injured players tonight against HC Lugano. According to the “Journal du Jura”, Philipp Wetzel (adductors), Ramon Untersander (knee)and Raphael Herburger (ill) will all be back in EHC Biel’s lineup tonight. Gianni Ehrensperger is still recovering from a concussion but is expected to return within the next couple of days.

As the "Neue Luzerner Zeitung" reports, EV Zug's Tim Ramholt will be back on the ice tonight against HCAP after having recuperated from a knee-injury, suffered at the beginning of the month. Furthermore, long-time injured Yannick Blaser is also ready to return to the EVZ lineup. Therefore, import-defenseman Andrew Hutchinson will not dress tonight and Eero Kilpeläinen is back between the pipes despite a solid outing of young goaltender Gianluca Hauser last weekend.