We will present you, from now until the end of the playoffs, in this semi-serious column, the quotes that in our opinion particularly suit the eight teams who are battling to become Swiss Champions!

This column will be published regularly…


SC Bern

“Better late than never!” – Generic

It took a while… but during game-3 of the playoffs semifinal against Bienne, the Bears finally switched to the “playoffs mode”. Sure, the system of play hasn’t really changed and we find it, with all due respect, quite boring… but at least the players have been putting the right intensity in the game over-the-arc of the 60 minutes and were way more offensive minded. But mostly, finally, they brought in emotions. We mean, better late than never!

EHC Biel-Bienne

“Never change a winning team!” – Generic

There are those who think that “never change a winning team” is just a stupid quote. There are then those who, instead, would never change a winning team. During game-3 of the semifinal, Antti Törmänen made it clear that he’s part of the first category of persons… those who think that “never change a winning team” is just bulls***. In fact, he brought back Marc-Antoine Pouliot to the line-up to replace Jarno Kärki. Yep, that’s not the reason why Bienne lost in Bern… and Marc-Antoine Pouliot is a very important player, after all. Then again, dear Antti… remember that there is a reason why many people think that you should never change a winning team 🙂


EV Zug

“Perfection doesn’t exist!” – Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta, one of those who best represent what that tedious “tiki taka” of Barcelona football really is, once claimed that “perfection doesn’t exist”. Maybe… but probably Andres never thought that Zug could deliver a performance like the one delivered in game-3 of the playoffs semifinal against Lausanne. A performance that seriously flirted with perfection… perhaps it’s time to change mind, Andres?

Lausanne HC

“A group of kids is called a migraine!” – Unknown

Surely at least once in your life it happened that you walk nearby a shool or a kindergarten… when there are about 20 children who play, scream and run wild. That’s when you realize why a group of kids is called a migraine. Then again, also the 20 players of Zug, for different reasons, could give Ville Peltonen’s troops a headache because of the way they played game-3 of the semifinal… we think that today Lausanne have a big migraine. Take some pills, dudes, a group of kids is called a migraine or Zug 🙂