With three days to the season opener on Friday, September 15, 2023 at Cornèr Arena against Swiss vice-champions Biel/Bienne (start time 7:45 p.m.),Hockey Club Lugano would like to update the situation regarding sick/injured players.
Absent due to illness in the summer derby against Ambri, Niklas Schlegel, Daniel Carr and Jeremy Gerber are fully recovered as is Samuel Guerra.
Arttu Ruotsalainen is on the road to recovery and is expected to take the ice as early as today's practice.
Instead, Bernd Wolf, who suffered a knee injury, will be out for several weeks.
Michael Joly underwent in-depth diagnostics and a specialist examination yesterday for an upper-body problem. The examinations ruled out injury. Clinical progress will be evaluated by the medical staff on a day-to-day basis.