|2013–14 HockeyAllsvenskan season|
|Number of teams||14|
|First place||Malmö Redhawks|
|Top scorer||Joey Tenute Malmö Redhawks|
|Promoted to HockeyAllsvenskan||Djurgårdens IF|
|Relegated to Division 1||IF Troja/Ljungby|
The 2013–14 HockeyAllsvenskan season began on 12 September 2013 and included 14 teams. IF Björklöven, Swedish champions in 1987, rejoined the league, following a three-year stint in Division 1 (now named Hockeyettan) after their near-bankruptcy in 2010. They replaced Tingsryds AIF, who were demoted to Division 1 following a third-place finish in the 2013 Kvalserien till Hockeyallsvenskan. Also new to the league were Timrå IK and Rögle BK, both of whom were demoted from Elitserien (now called the SHL), replacing Leksands IF and Örebro HK who were promoted up to the SHL in their stead.
Format[edit | edit source]
In the regular season, each team plays every other team twice at home and twice away, which gives a 52-game schedule per team. Following the regular season, the two teams with the worst records are forced to play a qualification tournament ("Kvalserien till HockeyAllsvenskan") to avoid demotion to Sweden's third-tier league, Division 1 (now named Hockeyettan). The teams that finish in 4th through 7th place will play a double-round robin playoff, the winner of which will join the top three teams in "Kvalserien till SHL", where they will have a chance to qualify for promotion to the Swedish Hockey League, in competition with the two teams with the worst records from the 2013–14 SHL season.
Participating teams[edit | edit source]
|Almtuna IS||Uppsala||Metallåtervinning Arena||2,800|
|Asplöven HC||Haparanda||Arena Polarica||1,500|
|IF Björklöven||Umeå||T3 Center||5,400|
|Karlskrona HK||Karlskrona||Telenor Arena Karlskrona||3,464|
|IF Malmö Redhawks||Malmö||Malmö Arena||13,000|
|Mora IK||Mora||FM Mattsson Arena||4,514|
|IK Oskarshamn||Oskarshamn||Arena Oskarshamn||3,346|
|Rögle BK||Ängelholm||Lindab Arena||5,150|
|Södertälje SK||Södertälje||AXA Sports Center||6,130|
|Timrå IK||Timrå||E.ON Arena||6,000|
|VIK Västerås HK||Västerås||ABB Arena Nord||4,920|
Regular season[edit | edit source]
Standings[edit | edit source]
|2013–14 HockeyAllsvenskan season||GP||W||T||L||OTW||OTL||GF||GA||+/–||Pts|
|IF Malmö Redhawksk||52||30||10||12||5||5||160||113||+47||105|
|VIK Västerås HKk||52||26||13||13||9||4||134||103||+30||100|
PlayOff-serien[edit | edit source]
PlayOff-serien, in previous seasons called Förkvalserien, was played between the teams ranked fourth through seventh in the regular season. They played a double round-robin tournament, the winner Rögle BK continued to the 2014 Kvalserien for the 2014–15 SHL season. The teams were given points before the start of the play-offs depending on which position they achieved in the regular season. BIK Karlskoga were given four points, Karlskrona HK were given three points, Mora IK were given two points and Rögle BK were given one point.
|1||Rögle BK||6||4||2||0||0||21||11||+10||16||Advance to SHL qualifiers|
|2||Karlskrona HK||6||3||1||1||1||23||15||+8||12||Return to HockeyAllsvenskan for the 2014–15 season|
2014 Kvalserien to HockeyAllsvenskan[edit | edit source]
The two teams ranked 13th and 14th after the regular season, IF Troja/Ljungby and IF Björklöven, were forced to play in the Kvalserien qualification series to defend their spots in HockeyAllsvenskan. They played a double round-robin tournament against the four playoff winners from the third-tier Division 1 (now named Hockeyettan). IF Björklöven defended their HockeyAllsvenskan spot while IF Troja/Ljungby were relegated to Division 1 at the expense of HC Vita Hästen.
|* Teams 1–2 qualify for 2014–15 HockeyAllsvenskan season|
|* Teams 3–6 qualify for 2014–15 Hockeyettan season|
|Promoted to HockeyAllsvenskan||Relegated to Hockeyettan|
|1||HC Vita Hästen||10||6||3||1||44||28||+16||23||2||1||0||0|
2014 Kvalserien to SHL[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Svenska Ishockeyförbundet. Schedule and Results. Retrieved 2013-07-02.
- Björklöven tillbaka i allsvenskan (Swedish). Sportbladet. aftonbladet.se (2013-04-05). Retrieved on 2013-07-03.
- Pär Andersson and TT (2010-05-24). Björklöven lever - undviker konkurs (Swedish). Expressen. expressen.se. Retrieved on 2013-07-03.
- Expressen: Viasat storsatsar på Hockeyallsvenskan. 2011-05-30. Retrieved 2013-07-02.