After playing in France for the most part of his career, Bodganoff signed with HC La Chaux-de-Fonds in 2019. This season, he recorded six goals and six assists in 45 regular-season games.
Alain Birbaum (two goals, seven assists in 46 games) and Lars Frei (15 goals, 19 assists in 46 games), for their part, have decided to stay with HC Ajoie. The same applies to Arnaud Schnegg.
Frei has signed a two-year contract. Birbaum would have had a deal in place for the upcoming season, but his new contract will now be valid until the end of the 2023-24 season. Schnegg, for his part, will stay until the end of the 2021-22 season.