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National League A (NLA) is a professional ice hockey league in Switzerland. It is the top tier of the Swiss hockey league system and of the two-tier National League. Prior to the 2007-08 season, the league was officially called Nationalliga A (German, Template:Lang-fr, Template:Lang-it)

Season structure[edit | edit source]

During the regular season, each of the 12 teams play 50 games. The top eight teams after the regular season qualify for the playoffs to determine the Swiss champion in best-of-seven series'. The bottom four teams in the standings play a relegation tournament with the loser then playing the winner of the National League B playoffs in a best-of-seven series for a spot in the successive NLA season.

Current teams[edit | edit source]

Team City Arena Capacity
HC Ambrì-Piotta Ambrì Valascia 7,000
SC Bern Bern PostFinance Arena 17,131
EHC Biel Biel/Bienne Eisstadion Biel 7,000
HC Davos Davos Vaillant Arena 7,080
Fribourg-Gottéron Fribourg Saint-Léonard or BCF-Arena 6,900
Genève-Servette HC Geneva Patinoire des Vernets 6,700
Kloten Flyers Kloten Kolping Arena 7,719
SCL Tigers Langnau i.E. Ilfis Stadium 6,500
HC Lugano Lugano Pista La Resega 7,800
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Rapperswil Diners Club Arena 6,100
EV Zug Zug Bossard Arena 7,015
ZSC Lions Zürich Hallenstadion 10,700

Past champions[edit | edit source]

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