The 2011–12 National League A season was the fifth ice hockey season of the National League A since the reorganization of the Swiss league. 12 teams participated in the league, which was won by EV Zug.

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
1. EV Zug 50 24 8 10 8 173 131 98
2. HC Davos 50 27 7 3 13 155 117 98
3. Fribourg-Gottéron 50 26 6 4 14 156 120 94
4. Kloten Flyers 50 27 2 6 15 158 117 91
5. SC Bern 50 23 6 6 15 153 130 87
6. HC Lugano 50 21 5 6 21 152 150 79
7. ZSC Lions 50 19 8 4 19 136 129 77
8. EHC Biel 50 19 4 3 24 114 128 68
9. Genève-Servette HC 50 16 5 9 20 117 126 67
10. SCL Tigers 50 13 5 3 29 124 166 52
11. HC Ambrì-Piotta 50 10 6 7 27 102 153 49
12. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 50 12 1 2 35 99 172 40

Attendance[edit | edit source]

Team Games Total
Attendance
Average Stadium
Capacity
SC Bern 25 394,475 15,779 17,131
ZSC Lions 25 190,625 7,625 10,700
Genève-Servette HC 25 169,225 6,769 7,382
HC Fribourg-Gottéron 25 165,900 6,636 6,900
EV Zug 25 156,625 6,265 7,015
Kloten Flyers 25 151,025 6,041 7,719
SCL Tigers 25 132,250 5,290 6,500
EHC Biel 25 118,725 4,749 7,000
HC Davos 25 113,600 4,544 7,080
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 25 103,375 4,135 6,200
HC Lugano 25 103,125 4,125 7,800
HC Ambri-Piotta 25 92,675 3,707 7,000
LEAGUE TOTAL 300 1,891,625 75,665

League Leaders[edit | edit source]

Scoring[edit | edit source]

Name Team GP G A P
Flag of Switzerland Brunner, DamienDamien Brunner style="text-align: left;" | EV Zug 45 24 36 60
Flag of Switzerland Sprunger, JulienJulien Sprunger style="text-align: left;" | HC Fribourg-Gottéron 49 27 24 51
Flag of Czechoslovakia Bednar, JaroslavJaroslav Bednar style="text-align: left;" | HC Lugano 45 16 34 50
Flag of Czechoslovakia Sykora, PetrPetr Sykora style="text-align: left;" | HC Davos 46 21 28 49
Flag of Canada Tambellini, JeffJeff Tambellini style="text-align: left;" | ZSC Lions 50 23 22 45
Flag of Canada Gamache, SimonSimon Gamache style="text-align: left;" | HC Fribourg-Gottéron 50 20 25 45
Flag of Finland Santala, TommiTommi Santala style="text-align: left;" | Kloten Flyers 47 9 35 44
Flag of Canada Ritchie, ByronByron Ritchie style="text-align: left;" | SC Bern 47 22 21 43
Flag of Switzerland Plüss, BennyBenny Plüss style="text-align: left;" | HC Fribourg-Gottéron 48 15 27 42
Flag of Canada McLean, KurtisKurtis McLean style="text-align: left;" | SCL Tigers 49 14 28 42

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Tournament Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Finals
                           
  1  EV Zug 4  
8  EHC Biel 1  
  1  EV Zug 0  
  7  ZSC Lions 4  
2  HC Davos 0
  7  ZSC Lions 4  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)   5  SC Bern 3
  7  ZSC Lions 4
  3  Fribourg 4  
6  HC Lugano 2  
  3  Fribourg 1
  5  SC Bern 4  
4  Kloten Flyers 1
  5  SC Bern 4  

Quarter-Finals Results[edit | edit source]

EV Zug (1) vs. EHC Biel (8)[edit | edit source]

EV Zug wins series 4-1


HC Davos (2) vs. ZSC Lions (7)[edit | edit source]

ZSC Lions win series 4-0


HC Fribourg-Gottéron (3) vs. HC Lugano (6)[edit | edit source]

HC Fribourg-Gottéron win series 4-2


Kloten Flyers (4) vs. SC Bern (5)[edit | edit source]

SC Bern win series 4-1


Semi-Finals Results[edit | edit source]

EV Zug (1) vs. ZSC Lions (7)[edit | edit source]

ZSC Lions win series 4-0


Fribourg-Gottéron HC (3) vs. SC Bern (5)[edit | edit source]

SC Bern win series 4-1


Finals Results[edit | edit source]

SC Bern (5) vs. ZSC Lions (7)[edit | edit source]

ZSC Lions win series 4-3


Playout[edit | edit source]

The bottom 4 teams of the National League A will compete in a losing team advances tournament to determine if they should stay in the League. The loser of this tournament will compete against the champions of the National League B to determine which league they will play in next season.

Tournament Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Semi-Finals Finals
                 
9 Genève 1  
12 Lakers 4  
    11 Genève 4
  12 Ambrì-Piotta 0
10 SCL Tigers 4
11 Ambrì-Piotta 0  

Semi-Finals Results[edit | edit source]

Genève-Servette HC (9) vs. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers (12)[edit | edit source]

Rapperswil-Jona Lakers win series 4-1


SCL Tigers (10) vs. HC Ambrì-Piotta (11)[edit | edit source]

SCL Tigers win series 4-0


Finals Results[edit | edit source]

Genève-Servette HC (9) vs. HC Ambrì-Piotta (11)[edit | edit source]

Genève-Servette HC win series 4-0


League Qualification[edit | edit source]

Ambrì-Piotta would later defeat SC Langenthal, Champions of the National League B, 4-1 to remain in the National League A

Team Photos[edit | edit source]


External links[edit | edit source]

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