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The 2014–15 DEL2 season was the second season of operation for the DEL2 (also known as DEL II). Replacing the 2nd Bundesliga, this league represents the second-level of ice hockey in Germany, below the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). The league operated with 14 teams during the 2014–15 season.[1]

2014–15 DEL2 season
LeagueDEL2
SportIce Hockey
Number of games364 (52 per team)
Number of teams14
Regular season
Season championsBietigheim Steelers
Finals
ChampionsBietigheim Steelers
DEL2 seasons

The league was won by the Bietigheim Steelers who also were the regular season winners and defeated the previous seasons champions, the Fischtown Pinguins, in the finals.[2]

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

The regular season saw one two new club in the league, Löwen Frankfurt EC Kassel Huskies, the league having expanded from 12 to 14 teams.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Bietigheim Steelers (C) 52 34 3 6 9 227 151 +76 114 Advanced to playoffs
2 Fischtown Pinguins 52 29 5 2 16 182 147 +35 99
3 EC Kassel Huskies 52 27 5 6 14 197 140 +57 97
4 Löwen Frankfurt 52 29 3 4 16 219 150 +69 97
5 Ravensburg Towerstars 52 26 3 4 19 186 174 +12 88
6 EV Landshut[a] (R) 52 25 3 3 21 174 162 +12 84
7 SC Riessersee 52 21 6 6 19 158 143 +15 81 Advanced to pre-playoffs
8 Starbulls Rosenheim 52 21 7 4 20 157 150 +7 81
9 Lausitzer Füchse 52 22 4 3 23 181 184 −3 77
10 Dresdner Eislöwen 52 22 3 5 22 171 187 −16 77
11 EC Bad Nauheim 52 16 11 4 21 167 179 −12 74 Advanced to play-downs
12 Eispiraten Crimmitschau 52 17 2 4 29 177 203 −26 59
13 Heilbronner Falken 52 10 1 2 39 119 224 −105 34
14 ESV Kaufbeuren 52 8 1 4 39 123 244 −121 30
Source: kicker.de
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ EV Landshut was refused a licence for the 2015–16 season and expelled from the league. For this reason Heilbronner Falken, nominally relegated, remained in the league.[3]

PlayoffsEdit

ChampionshipEdit

The championship play-offs:[4]

  Wild-card round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                                     
  1 Bietigheim Steelers 4  
10 Dresdner Eislöwen 0  
7 SC Riessersee 1     1 Bietigheim Steelers 4  
10 Dresdner Eislöwen 2     6 EV Landshut 0  
3 EC Kassel Huskies 1
  6 EV Landshut 4  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round)   1 Bietigheim Steelers 4
  2 Fischtown Pinguins 2
  2 Fischtown Pinguins 4  
8 Starbulls Rosenheim 0  
8 Starbulls Rosenheim 2     2 Fischtown Pinguins 4
9 Lausitzer Füchse 1     4 Löwen Frankfurt 2  
4 Löwen Frankfurt 4
  5 Ravensburg 0  

RelegationEdit

The relegation play-offs:[5]

Semifinals Finals
      
9 EC Bad Nauheim 4
12 ESV Kaufbeuren 2
12 ESV Kaufbeuren 4
11 Heilbronner Falken 2
10 Eispiraten Crimmitschau 4
11 Heilbronner Falken 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DEL II is official". Eurohockey.com. 2013-07-13.
  2. ^ DEL 2 ‹See Tfd›(in German) kicker.de, accessed: 22 September 2015
  3. ^ "Heilbronner Falken komplettieren die DEL2" [Modus Heilbronner Falken remain in DEL2]. del-2.org (in German). DEL2 website. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  4. ^ "DEL 2 Play-offs - 2015". kicker.de (in German). Kicker (sports magazine). Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  5. ^ "DEL 2 Play-downs - 2015". kicker.de (in German). Kicker (sports magazine). Retrieved 23 April 2016.

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