Swiss League
2019–20 Swiss League season
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1947
No. of teams 12
Country(ies) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Most recent champion(s) SC Langenthal
TV partner(s) SRG, UPC
Official website
Related competitions National League

The Swiss League is the second tier of the main professional ice hockey league in Switzerland, behind the National League. The winners of this league each season play a best-of-seven series against the bottom team of the NL and, if they win, they are promoted, while the National League team is relegated to the Swiss League.

Prior to the 2017–18 season, the league was formerly called National League B.[1] The league attendance in 2018–19 was about 2,700 spectators.

Current teams[edit | edit source]

Team Location Arena Capacity Founded Joined league
City Canton
HC Ajoie Porrentruy Raiffeisen Arena 4,600 1973 2000
HC La Chaux-de-Fonds La Chaux-de-Fonds Patinoire des Mélèzes 7,200 1919 2001
GCK Lions Küsnacht Eishalle Küsnacht 2,200 1932 2000
EHC Kloten Kloten Swiss Arena 7,719 1934 2018
SC Langenthal Langenthal Schoren Halle 4,500 1946 2002
EHC Olten Olten Kleinholz Stadion 6,500 1934 1994
HC Sierre Sierre Patinoire de Graben 4,500 1933 2019
HCB Ticino Rockets Biasca Raiffeisen BiascArena 3,800 1987 2016
HC Thurgau Weinfelden Güttingersreuti 3,200 1989 2006
EHC Visp Visp Lonza Arena 5,150 1941 1999
EHC Winterthur Winterthur Zielbau Arena 3,000 1929 2015
EVZ Academy Zug Bossard Arena / Academy Arena 7,015 / 1,500 2016 2016

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