As HC Ambrì-Piotta announces, they have agreed to terms with Christian Pinana, Jason Fritsche and Luca Valenza. While they will mostly play for the Elite A team, they are also available to HCAP and the HCB Ticino Rockets.
HC Ajoie's head coach Gary Sheehan has prematurely extended his contract for two additional seasons until 2019. Moreover, the Ajoulots announced that defenseman Jordane Hauert will also stay with them until 2019.
As Fehérvár AV19 announces, Benoît Laporte signed a one-year-contract as the head coach of the Hungarians. Laporte was head coach of the SCL Tigers this past season but was replaced by Scott Beattie in March.
As HC Ambrì-Piotta now officially announces, Janne Pesonen has signed for seven weeks with an option for an extension for the entire season. He will replace Adam Hall, who will be out at least until the end of September.