MEDICAL REPORT - Good news for HC Lugano: As journalist Flavio Viglezio reports, forward Linus Klasen fully participated in today's practice. Thus, he will most likely make his return to their lineup on Friday.

MEDICAL REPORT - Injured in Saturday's game against HC La Chaux-de-Fonds, HC Ajoie has to cope without their top scorer Steven Barras at least for tonight's game against SC Langenthal.

NLA - As the Blick reports, David Aebischer's short-term contract with Hockey Thurgau has come to an end two days ago and has not been extended. As a consequence, the 36-year-old former NHL-goalie is out of work again.

NLA - With currently eight injured forwards, HC Fribourg-Gottéron does not yet know who is going to be able to play on Friday against the ZSC Lions. For the future, they are now thinking about a partnership with a NLB-team.

NLA - With starting goalie Sandro Zurkirchen (knee) and backup Michael Flückiger (concussion) injured, HC Ambrì-Piotta is looking for a plan B in case Zurkirchen won't be able to return to the ice for the weekend's games.