NLB - EHC Visp has today confirmed the acquisition of HC Red Ice’s Egor Mikhailov for the upcoming season. The forward has a KHL out-clause in his deal and since Mikhailov’s running contract has been taken over from HC Red Ice, he will not suit up next season in the games against the Valaisans.
NLA - Eric Blum has finally made up his mind. The Swiss defenseman will definitely leave the Kloten Flyers and join SC Bern in the upcoming season, as watson.ch reports. He will stay with the Bears until 2017.
RUMOR - SC Bern's managers are quite busy these days trying to find import-players for next season. Now two new names have come up, as the Berner Zeitung reports: forward Bud Holloway and defenseman Dominik Granak.
NLA - As was already reported earlier this morning, there had been strong indications that forward Denis Hollenstein would return to the Kloten Flyers to join his father Felix Hollenstein. This has now been confirmed by the Tribune de Genève.
NHL - Since the Worcester Sharks missed the AHL playoffs this year, the San Jose Sharks recall several players from their AHL affiliate to serve as "Blackaces" in the playoffs. Mirco Müller is apparently among them, according to journalist Kevin Kurz (CSN Bay Area).