For yesterday's Game 4 of the quarterfinal series between HC Sierre and HC La Chaux-de-Fonds, the home team had to make do without Francis Perron and Thomas Heinimann. The two forwards were both sidelined by an infection, as Le Nouvelliste notes.
"Both have been sick for a few days", team manager Christophe Fellay states. "That pesky virus that was already hanging around in December, just before Christmas, is back in the locker room."
Arnaud Montandon is also dealing with the issue, but he was in the lineup, playing a bit over 14 minutes in Sierre's first win of the series (HCCis leading 3-1).
The other Montandon, Maxime, is undergoing surgery for his partially ruptured Achilles tendon today. If everything goes well, he might be able to take up physical practice in May.