31-year-old Lauper thus returns to HC Fribourg-Gottéron after playing five seasons for HC Ambrì-Piotta. The forward has recorded two goals and three assists in 26 games for the Biancoblù this season.
Tristan Vauclair, for his part, will stay with the Dragons. He has been with them since the 2011-12 season (with a short stint to Red Ice Martigny in between in the 2016-17 season). This year, he has recorded four goals and two assists in 27 games.