The Challengers’ season ends prematurely. For the first time since 1997 the eight-time Swiss champions will miss the playoffs after losing twice to the fourth-ranked Lausanne Indians on Sunday, August 17. After losing 12-10 in Game 1, the C’s lost 3-1 in Game 2. The Challengers will play their last games of the 2008 campaign on August 31 against the Flyers at Therwil.
The 1.Liga-Team was defeated 1-14 by the Romanshorn Submarines on Sunday, August 17, leaving the C’s with a 6-5 record.