After HC Lugano finished the last Ticino derby on October 29 against HC Ambrì-Piotta under protest and appealed it's result the other day, today the single judge has rejected their appeal.

As HC Lugano announces on their website, they have extended the contract with their coaching duo Patrick Fischer and Peter Andersson for another two years through to the 2016 season.

After a try-out during this week, the 18yr-old defender Sven Jung has convinced HCD's coach Arno del Curto. He will stay with Davos as of now and is going to sign a contract until 2016 soon.

After sacking Robbie Earl, the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers now scratch Loïc Burkhalter from their squad. The 33yr-old forward won't participate in their practices anymore and is free to leave the club.

After they sacked their top scorer James Desmarais, HC Ajoie will offer Vladimir Dravecky a contract through to the end of the season. Dravecky has only a contract until the end of November.