Medical Report

MEDICAL REPORT - HC Lugano can not only look forward to the debut of new acquisitions Juraj Simek and Tommi Paakkolanvaara in tonight's game, also defenseman Steve Hirschi will be in the line-up and make his comeback for HCL against HCD.

Ilari Filppula, on the other hand, is in practice on his own and still not ready to return to play, reports La Regione. Also Clarence Kparghai will not be playing as he is, according to the Corriere del Ticino, suffering from bronchitis. (lcu)