According to "TicinoNews" journalist Patrick Della Valle, HC Lugano has extended the contract with their defenseman Lorenz Kienzle for two more years until April 2016.

Swiss Ice Hockey has announced today that Reto Bertolotti will step down from his post as Referee in Chief at the end of this season. He has been involved with refereeing since 1983.

After the already injured Patrik Bärtschi, Guillaume Latendresse, Ryan Keller, Steve McCarthy and Lukas Flüeler, also ZSC's forward Robert Nilsson had to leave the ice injured yesterday.

As "Ticinoonline" reports, HC Davos has to cope without their defender Samuel Guerra until the end of the year. The 20yr-old has suffered a serious hand-injury in the game against Lausanne HC last Saturday.

SC Langenthal announces a two-year contract extension for head coach Olivier Horak, until the end of season 2015/16. The 48yr-old took over as their head coach during this summer.