Blues from abroad. A decisive comeback

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored his first NHL goal of the season, Guillaume Leclerc is already decisive with his new club, HC Ajoie finally breaks his black series while Jordann Perret is back and already decisive. Discover all the latest adventures of our Blues abroad.

Photo credit: Guntis Lazdans


NHL (PE.Bellemare)

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored his first goal of the season against Columbus last Friday in the Lightning’s 4-1 win. Victorious 5-1 on Sunday, Tampa Bay then lost twice to end the week. The franchise is now sixth in the Eastern Conference, and will resume against Montreal in a week.

Tampa Bay Lightning (PE. Bellemare)

Last result: 2 wins and 2 losses

  • Friday, December 16: Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Columbus Blue Jackets (1 but)
  • Sunday, December 18: Montreal Canadiens 1-5 Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Wednesday, December 21: Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Thursday, December 22: Detroit Red Wings 7-4 Tampa Bay Lightning

Ranking : 6th of 16 in Eastern Conference with 41 points

NCAA (L. Boudon)

The Lake Superior Lakers won for the first time this season on shutout against Michigan (3-0). The team then lost the next day despite a goal from their French international Louis Boudon, who has 7 goals and 7 assists in 18 games this season.

Lake Superior State Lakers (Louis Boudon)

Last result: 1 win and 1 loss

  • Friday, December 16: Michigan Tech Huskies 0-3 Lake Superior State Lakers
  • Saturday, December 17: Michigan Tech Huskies 5-1 Lake Superior State Lakers (1 but)

Ranking : 8th out of 8 with 7 points


SM-Liiga (A.Rech, H.Gallet)

Anthony Rech’s TPS Turku have won their last two meetings and will try to complete the three-game pass next Monday against Ilves. Still deprived of Hugo Gallet, suspended, KalPa had more difficulty with a defeat and an overtime victory against KooKoo (2-1).

Results and standings

TPS Turku (A.Rech)

Latest results: 2 wins

  • Wednesday, December 14 : TPS Turku 3-1 Jukurs
  • Friday, December 16: Koo Koo 1-4 TPS Turku

Ranking : 5th out of 15 with 52 points

KalPa (H.Gallet)

Latest results: 1 win and 1 loss

  • Wednesday, December 14 : KooKoo 1-2 April KalPa
  • Friday, December 16: KalPa 2-3 Saipa

Ranking : 7th out of 15 with 49 points


National League (K.Bozon, T.Bozon, A.Texier and T.Thiry)

Alexandre Texier continues to score in Switzerland! The #42 opened the scoring in the victory of the ZSC Lions against the SCL Tigers (4-2) before delivering an assist this Thursday during the loss against Freiburg. He is only one point away from reaching the 20-point mark in the league. Maybe tonight against Ambri-Piotta?

Lausanne has been doing better lately with six successes in its last 10 meetings. The latest, against Bern (5-2), will have to be confirmed this evening against HC Ajoie, bottom of the championship.

HC Ajoie, club of Kévin Bozon and Thomas Thiry, is already 14 points behind on the penultimate place. Reason for hope for the club: it has just regained success against Ambri-Piotta, after 14 consecutive defeats!

Results and standings

ZSC Zurich (A.Texier)

Latest results : 1 win and 1 loss

  • Tuesday, December 20 : SCL Tigers 2-4 ZSC Lions (1 but)
  • Thursday December 22: ZSC Lions 2-3 Fribourg-Gotteron (1 assist)

Ranking : 3rd out of 14 with 56 points

Lausanne HC (T. Bozon)

Last result : 1 victoire

  • Tuesday December 20: Lausanne 5-2 SC Bern

Regular season standings: 12th out of 14 with 37 points

HC Ajoie (T. Thiry and K. Bozon)

Latest results : 1 win and 1 loss

  • Tuesday, December 20: EHC Kloten 5-3 HC Ajoie
  • Thursday, December 22: HC Ajoie 5-3 Ambri-Piotta

Regular season standings: 14th out of 14 with 23 points

Swiss League (E.Guebey)

Double defeat at home for Enzo Guebey’s teammates this week, one in overtime (4-3 against Basel) and the other in regulation time (4-3 against Sierre).

Results and standings

GCK Lions (E.Guebey)

Latest results :

  • Tuesday, December 20: GCK Lions 3-4 HC Sierre
  • Thursday, December 22: GCK Lions 3-4prl EHC Basel

Regular season standings: 4th out of 10 with 49 points


Extraliga (J. Perret)

Jordann Perret is back! After three months of unavailability, the #72 of the French team returned to the ice in the lost quarter-final of the Champions Hockey League against EV Zug (2-1prl). He also provided assistance there, as in his first Extraliga match (4-3 against Viktovice). The Hradoc Kralove club is now eighth thanks to these two wins of the week.

Results and standings

HK Mountfield (J.Perret)

Latest results: 1 win and 1 loss

  • Tuesday, December 20: Mountfield 4-3prl Vitkovice Ridera (1 assist)
  • Thursday, December 22: Rytiri Kladkno 3-6 Mountfield

Regular season standings: 8th out of 14 with 40 points


DEL (C.Bertrand)

Ingolstadt and Charles Bertrand first won an important duel against the fourth Straubin Tigers (6-3). Beaten last weekend on the ice of Bremerhaven (4-1), the teammates of the Frenchman, still the club’s top scorer with 10 goals, reacted this Wednesday by beating Schwenninger 5 goals to 2. Next meeting this Friday against Frankfurt .

Results and standings

ERC Ingolstad (C.Bertrand)

Latest results: 2 wins and 1 loss

  • Wednesday, December 14: ERC Ingolstadt 6-3 Straubin Tigers
  • Sunday, December 18: Bremerhaven Pinguins 4-1 ERC Ingolstad
  • Wednesday 21 December: ERC Ingolstadt 5-2 Schwenninger Wilds

Ranking : 3rd out of 15 with 56 points


ICEHL (G.Leclerc)

Arrived in Hungary in mid-December after a start to the season at Östersunds in the Swedish second division, Guillaume Leclerc has already scored his first goal in his new colors. His team, Hydro Fehervar, plays in the Austrian championship and has just suffered three consecutive defeats. Fehervar is counting on his new international striker to react.

Results and standings

Fehervar AV 19 (G.Leclerc)

Latest results: 3 losses

  • Friday December 16: Hydro Fehervar 2-3 heat pumps
  • Sunday, December 18: HCB Südtirol Alperia 7-4 Hydro Fehervar (1 but)
  • Tuesday, December 20: Innsbruck 4-2 Hydro Fehervar

Ranking : 7th out of 13 with 43 points

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