The Neue Zürcher Zeitung mentioned Matt McIlvane as a candidate as Jeff Tomlinson's successor. The 37-year-old is head coach of the defending ICEHL champion, EC Red Bull Salzburg. However, as the Tages-Anzeiger now writes, the US-American has already been dropped as a possible option by EHC Kloten.
On another note, team manager Larry Mitchell would like to keep youngster David Reinbacher in Kloten for a little longer. "It would certainly be good for his development." The Austrian defenseman is likely going to be selected in this summer's NHL Entry Draft. "