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2008–09 HockeyAllsvenskan season

The 2008–09 HockeyAllsvenskan season was the fourth season of the HockeyAllsvenskan, the second level of ice hockey in Sweden. 16 teams participated in the league, and the top four qualified for the Kvalserien, with the opportunity to be promoted to the Elitserien.

2008–09 HockeyAllsvenskan season
LeagueHockeyAllsvenskan
SportIce hockey
Duration45 game regular season
Number of teams16
Total attendance850,771
Average attendance2,363
First placeLeksands IF
Promoted to HockeyAllsvenskanNone
Relegated to Division 1Huddinge IK
Mariestad BoIS HC
Nybro Vikings IF
3 teams relegated due to league contraction to 14 teams
HockeyAllsvenskan seasons

Due to the league reducing the number of teams from 16 to 14 teams for the 2009–10 season, the worst team (Mariestad) was relegated to Division 1 while the other two worst teams, ranked 14–15 (Huddinge and Nybro) had to play in the relegation round for survival in HockeyAllsvenskan. In the relegation round, only the best team (Örebro) qualified for the following HockeyAllsvenskan season.

Participating teamsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Leksands IF 45 30 5 1 9 216 94 +122 101 Advance to Elitserien qualifiers
2 AIK 45 29 3 1 12 152 88 +64 94
3 VIK Västerås 45 24 2 6 13 172 128 +44 82
4 Mora IK 45 22 5 4 14 170 118 +52 80 Advance to playoffs
5 Växjö Lakers 45 22 5 3 15 155 123 +32 79
6 Almtuna IS 45 23 1 7 14 124 105 +19 78
7 IF Troja/Ljungby 45 22 2 3 18 143 162 −19 73
8 Malmö Redhawks 45 17 9 3 16 145 108 +37 72
9 IF Björklöven 45 16 6 6 17 109 118 −9 66
10 Bofors IK 45 16 5 4 20 125 145 −20 62
11 Borås HC 45 16 4 5 20 125 138 −13 61
12 IF Sundsvall 45 16 4 4 21 104 165 −61 60
13 IK Oskarshamn 45 17 1 3 24 128 160 −32 56
14 Huddinge IK 45 9 6 5 25 114 169 −55 44 Advance to HockeyAllsvenskan qualifiers
15 Nybro Vikings 45 7 6 9 23 111 164 −53 42
16 Mariestad BoIS 45 5 5 5 30 97 205 −108 30 Relegated to Division 1 for 2009–10
Source: [1]

PlayoffsEdit

First roundEdit

Second roundEdit

Elitserien qualifiersEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Södertälje SK 10 6 1 2 1 39 26 +13 22 Qualify for 2009–10 Elitserien
2 Rögle BK 10 5 2 0 3 36 26 +10 19
3 AIK IF 10 5 0 1 4 28 33 −5 16 Qualify for 2009–10 HockeyAllsvenskan
4 Leksands IF 10 4 1 0 5 31 31 0 14
5 Växjö Lakers HC 10 3 0 1 6 28 35 −7 10
6 VIK Västerås HK 10 2 1 1 6 29 40 −11 9
Source: [2]

HockeyAllsvenskan qualifiersEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Örebro HK (P) 10 6 2 1 1 35 21 +14 23 Qualify for 2009–10 HockeyAllsvenskan
2 Tingsryds AIF 10 6 1 0 3 33 22 +11 20 Qualify for 2009–10 Division 1
3 Nybro Vikings IF (R) 10 6 0 0 4 39 23 +16 18
4 Huddinge IK (R) 10 4 0 2 4 35 37 −2 14
5 Asplöven HC 10 3 1 0 6 21 41 −20 11
6 Valbo HC 10 1 0 1 8 22 41 −19 4
Source: [3]
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

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