According to a tweet of RSI's Alex Tamburini, HC Ambrì-Piotta's defenseman Patrick Sidler had to quit practice after 30 minutes today.

According to a tweet of "Blick", ZSC's forward Robert Nilsson practiced today despite of his broken thumb and should be ready for tomorrow's game against the Rapperwil-Jona Lakers.

As Yannick Weber told "Blick", he is willing to play in the AHL and pursue his dream of the NHL, even though this might decrease his chances of participating in the Olympic Games in Sochi.

Yesterday, Olesz was placed on unconditional waivers by the New Jersey Devils to release him from his contract. Rumor had it, that he moves to Switzerland - now SC Bern confirms his signing.

As the Devils' beatwriter Tom Gulitti reports, New Jersey has placed their 28yr-old left wing Rostislav Olesz on unconditional waivers to clear the way for him to play in Switzerland.