National League

The club confirms three arrivals that have been written about in recent weeks

Damiano Ciaccio is headed to the Ticino
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Goaltender Damiano Ciaccio, defenseman Cédric Hächler and forward Stanislav Horanský have all been reported to join the Biancoblù, now the club has made those signings official.

Ciaccio, coming from the SCL Tigers, will be part of HC Ambrì-Piotta for the next three years. After six seasons with Langnau, it will be his third station in the National League, as the 31-year-old also used to suit up for HC Fribourg-Gottéron a couple of times.

Hächler, currently with the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, has signed a deal for the next two seasons. The 26-year-old brings the experience of 271 National League games for the Lakers, the ZSC Lions and EHC Biel, as well as 171 Swiss League games for the GCK Lions.

Last but not least, EHC Olten's Horanský will also be joining the Biancoblù for two years, with his contract including an option for a third one. The Slovakian forward with a Swiss license has been with the Mice for three seasons, recording 32 goals and 60 assists over the span of 94 games. Before that, the 25-year-old was part of EHC Biel for three terms and made 49 appearances in the National League, while also being loaned to different Swiss League teams.

( 10 February 2020 | esi* )