2014–15 NLA season

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2014–15 National League A season
LeagueNational League A
SportIce hockey
DurationSeptember 20, 2014 –
2015
Number of games50
Number of teams12
Regular Season
Best RecordZSC Lions
Runners-upSC Bern
Top scorerFredrik Pettersson
(HC Lugano)
Playoffs
Semi-Final championsZSC Lions
  Semi-Final runners-upGenève-Servette HC
Semi-Final championsHC Davos
  Semi-Final runners-upSC Bern
Swiss champion NLA
ChampionsHC Davos
  Runners-upZSC Lions
NLA seasons

The 2014–15 National League A season was the eighth ice hockey season of Switzerland's top hockey league, the National League A. Overall, it is the 77th season of Swiss professional hockey.[1]

Teams[edit]

Team City Arena Capacity
HC Ambrì-Piotta Ambrì Valascia 6,500
SC Bern Bern PostFinance-Arena 17,131
EHC Biel Biel/Bienne Eisstadion Biel 6,200
HC Davos Davos Vaillant Arena 6,800
HC Fribourg-Gottéron Fribourg BCF Arena 6,700
Genève-Servette HC Geneva Patinoire des Vernets 7,135
Kloten Flyers Kloten Kolping Arena 7,719
Lausanne HC Lausanne CIG de Malley 7,600
HC Lugano Lugano Pista La Resega 7,800
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Rapperswil Diners Club Arena 6,200
EV Zug Zug Bossard Arena 7,015
ZSC Lions Zurich Hallenstadion 11,200

Regular season[edit]

Final standings.[2]

Rank Team GP W L OTW OTL SOW SOL Goals Diff. Pts
1 ZSC Lions 50 27 10 1 5 2 5 148:106 42 97
2 SC Bern 50 27 13 2 0 3 5 158:120 38 96
3 HC Lugano 50 27 13 2 3 6 2 155:127 28 93
4 EV Zug 50 27 13 2 2 5 4 166:126 40 92
5 HC Davos 50 23 15 3 1 3 5 164:132 32 87
6 Genève-Servette HC 50 16 16 3 3 3 6 154:154 0 78
7 Lausanne HC 50 24 20 1 2 4 4 105:116 -11 73
8 EHC Biel 50 22 21 4 5 3 2 142:164 -22 66
9 HC Fribourg-Gottéron 50 11 22 3 5 6 3 144:177 -33 59
10 Kloten Flyers 50 13 25 4 1 4 3 117:144 -27 59
11 HC Ambrì-Piotta 50 11 24 4 2 5 4 124:167 -43 57
12 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 50 7 28 3 3 4 5 121:165 -44 43

Playoffs[edit]

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

Relegation playoffs – Playouts[edit]

1st round[edit]

Rank Team GP W L OTW OTL SOW SOL Goals Diff. Pts
1 HC Fribourg-Gottéron 6 4 1 0 1 0 0 160:186 -26 72
2 Kloten Flyers 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 131:150 -19 71
3 HC Ambrì-Piotta 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 136:188 -52 62
4 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 133:183 -50 49

2nd round[edit]

(3) Ambrì-Piotta vs. (4) Lakers[edit]

17 March 2015
20:15
Ambrì-Piotta2–1
(2–0, 0–1, 0–0)
LakersValascia, Ambrì
Attendance: 4,216
19 March 2015
19:45
Lakers3–2
(0–1, 2–1, 1–0)
Ambrì-PiottaDiners Club Arena, Rapperswil
Attendance: 4,511
21 March 2015
19:45
Ambrì-PiottaSO 4–3
(1–1, 2–2, 0–0)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
LakersValascia, Ambrì
Attendance: 5,372
24 March 2015
19:45
Lakers0–4
(0–3, 0–1, 0–0)
Ambrì-PiottaDiners Club Arena, Rapperswil
Attendance: 4,323
26 March 2015
19:45
Ambrì-Piotta3–4 OT
(1–1, 1–1, 1–1)
(OT 0–1)
LakersValascia, Ambrì
Attendance: 5,384
28 March 2015
19:45
Lakers3–6
(2–1, 0–2, 1–3)
Ambrì-PiottaDiners Club Arena, Rapperswil
Attendance: 5,306
Ambrì-Piotta won series 4–2

3rd round – League Qualification[edit]

Lakers vs. SCL Tigers[edit]

2 April 2015
19:45
Lakers2–4
(0–0, 2–2, 0–2)
SCL TigersDiners Club Arena, Rapperswil
Attendance: 5,191
4 April 2015
19:45
SCL Tigers4–3 OT
(2–0, 0–2, 1–1)
(OT 1–0)
LakersIlfis Stadium, Langnau im Emmental
Attendance: 6,050
6 April 2015
16:30
Lakers3–4 OT
(1–0, 0–3, 2–0)
(OT 0–1)
SCL TigersDiners Club Arena, Rapperswil
Attendance: 6,017
9 April 2015
19:45
SCL Tigers5–1
(2–0, 0–1, 3–0)
LakersIlfis Stadium, Langnau im Emmental
Attendance: 6,050
SCL Tigers won series 4–0


SCL Tigers won the series and were promoted to NLA and will play there in 2015–16 season. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers were relegated to National League B and will play there in 2015–16 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ SET YOUR CALENDARS - THE 2014/15 NLA REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE IS HERE- Swiss Hockey News
  2. ^ "QUALIFIKATION". nationalleague.ch. February 24, 2015. Retrieved March 13, 2015.

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