NATIONAL TEAM - The Swiss national team will have to cope without defenseman Philippe Furrer at the 2015 World Championship in Prague. The father of two 5-month-old twins and a three-year old daughter will stay with his family.

SHL - After four seasons and 164 games in the National League A with the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers and EV Zug, forward Robbie Earl moves to Sweden, where he has signed a one-year contract with Färjestad BK.

NLA - Last night's third period of the playout final between HC Ambrì-Piotta and the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers saw quite some vicious plays. HCAP's Giroux and the Lakers' Danielsson now have to deal with the consequences.

NLB - Rumors about David Stämpfli joining HC La Chaux-de-Fonds had been swirling around for the last few weeks. Now, HCC makes it official and signs him to a two-year contract including several undisclosed options.

NLB - HC Sion has officially handed in their papers for a promotion to the NLB to the League, as Le Nouvelliste reports. They had been granted more time to get everything in order, as they were busy playing in the playoffs.