2007â€“08 NLA season
The season 2007/ 08 was the 70th regular season of the former National League A, which from this season by wearing a league decision the name National League A, to give the Swiss ice hockey a new profile. In addition to the new name also a new Champions Trophy has been introduced. Masters were in this season's ZSC Lions 4-2 victories against the Genève -Servette HC.
- 3.1 tournament tree
- 4.1 tournament tree
- 4.2 Round 1 4.2.1 HC Lugano - EHC Basel 4:1
- 4.2.2 SCL Tigers - HC Ambri -Piotta 4:3
- 4.3.1 HC Ambri -Piotta - EHC Basel 4-0
- 5.1 EHC Basel - EHC Biel 0:4
Be played by the 12 teams 2 double rounds of 22 games. There are 6 per team per additional matches against three opponents, which are calculated on the basis of the qualification table last year. There were thus following groups: Davos ( 1 ), Rapperswil ( 6 ) Geneva ( 7 ), Basel ( 12 ) and Bern ( 2 ), Kloten ( 5 ), ZSC ( 8 ), Langnau ( 11 ) and train ( 3 ), Lugano ( 4 ), Ambri ( 9 ), Fribourg ( 10 ). Overall, therefore, denies any team's 50 qualifying matches. After that, the best eight teams in the playoffs determine the champion Swiss style. Quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals are played respectively by the mode best -of-seven.
The other four teams identify in the play- outs that team that has to play in the league against the champions of the National League B.
In the National League A played in the 2007/ 08 season the same teams as in the previous season, as the EHC Biel in the relegation against the NLA Playout - losers, the SCL Tigers, failed and rejected a proposal to increase to 13 teams been.
The playout and the Relegation is consistently played in the Best of Seven mode.
HC Lugano - EHC Basel 4:1
(6:1, 3:5, 4:3 N.V.; 3:2 4:3)
SCL Tigers - HC Ambri -Piotta 4:3
( 5:3, 2:4, 8:3, 2:3, 3:4, 5:4 N.V. 4:3)
HC Ambri -Piotta - EHC Basel 4-0
( 7:0, 5:3, 6:1, 4:2 )
EHC Basel - EHC Biel 0:4
(1:2, 1:4, 1:2, 2:3 )
The EHC Biel wins this series with 4 to 0 wins and increases after 13 years of absence in the NLA on. Basel increases after 3 years from NLA in the National League B.