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SWISS NATIONAL LEAGUE “A”: John Tavares scored twice and set up another as SC Bern defeated HC Lugano 4-1.
Patrick Kane’s two goals weren’t enough as EHC Biel fell 4-3 to Kloten Flyers.
Henrik Zetterberg scored as EV Zug downed Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 5-4. Jason Spezza had a goal and an assist in a losing cause for the Lakers.
DEL.ORG: Jason Pominville opened the scoring (set up by Dennis Seidenberg and Jochen Hecht) as Adler Mannheim nipped Augsburger Panther 3-2.
NATIONAL POST: “A Swedish court has ruled that the country’s hockey association has the right to ban clubs from signing short-term contracts with locked-out NHL players.”
TAMPA BAY TIMES: Lighting goalie Anders Lindback took a puck in the knee for several stitches during a workout with Finnish team Ilves Tampere. He’s expected to be sidelined up to ten days.
NBC SPORTS PRO HOCKEY TALK: Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner remains sidelined for at least another week with “concussion-like symptoms” recently suffered in an AHL game.