While head coach Gary Sheehan emphasizes that HC Davos' Robert Mayer is still an option for HC Ajoie's second goaltender position, he also states that if the test with Viktor Östlund is conclusive, they might make a decision regarding him at the end of the upcoming week.
As for Virgile Thévoz, the defenseman signed his first professional contract with Lausanne HC two days ago, However, given the roster of the Lions, LHC seems to be looking for a spot for Thévoz to play and gain some experience.
Derian Rensch and David Prysi were also skating with the team this week. They are, however, expected to return to their respective clubs. EHC Biel's U20 defenseman Even Helfer was also suiting up for the Ajoulots this week.