2007–08 NLA season

The 2007–08 National League A season, was the first ice hockey season of the National League A since the reorganization of the Swiss league and the 70th in the history of Swiss professional hockey. There were some rule changes to the standings and playoff format and the league officially changed its name to National League A.

2007–08 National League A season
LeagueNational League A
SportIce hockey
Number of games50
Number of teams12
Regular Season
Best RecordSC Bern
Runners-upGenève
Top scorerErik Westrum (Ambri-Piotta)
Promoted to NLBEHC Biel
Relegated to NLBEHC Basel
Playoffs
Semi-final championsHC Genève-Servette
  Semi-final runners-upHC Fribourg-Gottèron
Semi-final championsHC Davos
  Semi-final runners-upZSC Lions
National League A Championship
ChampionsZSC Lions
  Runners-upHC Genève-Servette
NLA seasons

Regular seasonEdit

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
1. SC Bern 50 33 4 4 9 167 92 111
2. Genève-Servette HC 50 21 11 4 14 172 135 89
3. Kloten Flyers 50 26 1 7 16 147 131 87
4. EV Zug 50 24 5 4 17 174 151 86
5. HC Davos 50 26 2 2 20 156 124 84
6. ZSC Lions 50 21 6 6 17 158 125 81
7. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 50 23 2 3 22 156 167 76
8. HC Fribourg-Gottéron 50 17 7 5 21 132 163 70
9. HC Lugano 50 15 9 6 20 130 149 69
10. SCL Tigers 50 19 3 5 23 175 195 68
11. HC Ambrì-Piotta 50 14 7 7 22 160 180 63
12. EHC Basel 50 3 1 5 41 98 213 16

PlayoffsEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
  1 SC Bern 2  
8 Fribourg 4  
  2 Genève 4  
  8 Fribourg 1  
2 HC Genève-Servette 4
  7 Lakers 1  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)   2 Genève 2
  6 Lions 4
  3 Kloten Flyers 1  
6 ZSC Lions 4  
  5 Davos 2
  6 Lions 4  
4 EV Zug 3
  5 HC Davos 4  

RelegationEdit

Semifinals Final
      
9 HC Lugano 4
12 EHC Basel 1
11 Ambrì-Piotta 4
12 Basel 0
10 SCL Tigers 4
11 Ambrì-Piotta 2

EHC Biel, champions of the National League B, would later defeat EHC Basel Sharks, 4-0 to move up into the National League A. Therefore, Basel was relegated to the National League B.

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