Team manager Kevin Schläpfer is happy about the four new signings: "The core of the team is filled, as in the past season, with qualitatively good and experienced players . Now we have added four young players to the team and have literally "enlarged" it with the two tall defenders"
Whereas Wyss, Wigger and Dobryskin has received a one year-contract, Higgins will stay with SC Langenthal for two seasons. Wyss, 21, returns to Langenthal, where he spent his formative years, after one season with the EVZ Academy. Wigger, 20, for his part, spent the last two seasons with the U20 squad of the SCL Tigers.
For Higgins, Langenthal will be his first team in Switzerland. The Swiss-Canadian 22-year-old lastly played with York University in Canada. Prior to that, he suited up for five seasons in the QMJHL.
Dobryskin, 20, has a German-Russian dual citizenship. However, having spent the last years with EHC Basel's and HC Fribourg-Gottéron's organizations, he possesses a Swiss player's license.