2016–17 DEL season

The 2016–17 Deutsche Eishockey Liga season was the 23rd season since the founding of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

2016–17 DEL season
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
SportIce hockey
Duration16 September 2016–21 April 2017
Number of games364
Number of teams14
Regular season
Season championsEHC München
Season MVPPatrick Reimer
Top scorerPatrick Reimer
(54 points)
Finals
ChampionsEHC München
  Runners-upEHC Wolfsburg
Finals MVPYannic Seidenberg
DEL seasons

Hamburg Freezers did not play this season due to financial reasons.[1] Fischtown Pinguins were given the license to play in the DEL.[2]

Munich won their second consecutive title by defeating Wolfsburg in five games.[3]

TeamsEdit

Team City Arena
Augsburger Panther Augsburg Curt Frenzel Stadium
Eisbären Berlin Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena
Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven Eisarena Bremerhaven
Düsseldorfer EG Düsseldorf ISS Dome
ERC Ingolstadt Ingolstadt Saturn Arena
Iserlohn Roosters Iserlohn Eissporthalle Iserlohn
Kölner Haie Cologne Lanxess Arena
Krefeld Pinguine Krefeld König Palast
Adler Mannheim Mannheim SAP Arena
EHC München Munich Olympia Eishalle
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Nuremberg Nuremberg Arena
Schwenninger Wild Wings Villingen-Schwenningen Helios Arena
Straubing Tigers Straubing Eisstadion am Pulverturm
EHC Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Eisarena Wolfsburg

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 EHC München 52 31 5 4 12 188 122 +66 107 Playoffs
2 Adler Mannheim 52 30 6 4 12 183 135 +48 106
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 52 27 7 7 11 177 132 +45 102
4 Kölner Haie 52 31 1 2 18 145 109 +36 97
5 EHC Wolfsburg 52 25 5 6 16 153 128 +25 91
6 Augsburger Panther 52 23 7 4 18 155 152 +3 87
7 ERC Ingolstadt 52 22 2 6 22 159 157 +2 76 Pre-playoffs
8 Eisbären Berlin 52 19 2 7 24 125 148 −23 68
9 Straubing Tigers 52 18 3 7 24 147 168 −21 67
10 Fischtown Pinguins 52 17 5 3 27 144 162 −18 64
11 Düsseldorfer EG 52 16 7 1 28 127 161 −34 63
12 Schwenninger Wild Wings 52 12 9 4 27 122 156 −34 58
13 Iserlohn Roosters 52 13 4 8 27 129 171 −42 55
14 Krefeld Pinguine 52 11 6 6 29 120 173 −53 51
Source: DEL
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

First halfEdit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburg 2–1 4–1 3–2 4–5 5–4 3–2 4–3(OT) 3–2(OT) 1–3 2–3 3–4(OT) 5–3 3–0
Berlin 6–4 4–2 5–0 3–0 4–3 0–3 1–3 4–3 2–4 3–2(SO) 1–0 5–2 2–3(OT)
Bremerhaven 3–5 3–1 2–5 2–1(SO) 3–1 2–5 2–5 3–5 1–3 2–1(OT) 1–5 4–3 2–3
Düsseldorf 2–3 3–4 5–4 6–2 4–2 4–2 2–4 1–2 0–2 0–4 3–2(SO) 4–2 0–2
Ingolstadt 2–4 4–7 2–4 5–2 3–2 4–8 4–2 2–1 5–3 3–4 4–0 4–2 2–3
Iserlohn 2–1 2–0 2–3(OT) 3–1 1–5 3–2(SO) 4–1 1–2 2–1 3–4(SO) 3–2 4–2 1–6
Köln 3–2 4–1 0–2 1–2(SO) 1–5 7–2 2–1 4–0 3–1 3–1 2–4 6–1 2–3
Krefeld 3–4(SO) 3–5 1–3 2–3(OT) 1–4 2–4 1–3 4–3 0–2 3–5 3–1 0–3 3–4(OT)
Mannheim 5–3 3–1 4–2 4–1 0–1 5–1 0–2 4–1 3–6 3–4(OT) 3–0 0–2 4–3(OT)
Munich 6–2 3–2 1–2 7–1 3–2(SO) 4–3 1–2 6–4 3–2 2–4 2–1(SO) 5–1 4–2
Nürnberg 1–2 5–2 2–3 6–5 2–0 3–0 2–1 5–0 5–6(OT) 6–5(OT) 5–2 3–4 4–2
Schwenningen 3–0 3–5 3–2(OT) 1–3 5–4(OT) 2–3 0–4 3–4(SO) 5–4(SO) 1–2 4–2 3–2 3–4
Straubing 4–5(OT) 5–2 2–0 2–3(SO) 3–2 1–0(OT) 3–2 3–7 2–4 3–2(OT) 3–4(OT) 5–2 2–7
Wolfsburg 1–2 3–2(OT) 5–3 3–4(OT) 4–2 4–3(OT) 3–5 3–0 2–4 1–5 2–1 2–1 4–1
Source: [4]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second halfEdit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburg 2–1 3–7 4–2 2–5 4–3(SO) 1–4 3–1 1–4 6–5(OT) 4–0 4–1 4–3 4–3
Berlin 0–2 4–1 2–1 5–4 4–1 1–2 2–3(OT) 3–2(OT) 3–4 1–3 1–0 1–2(OT) 2–1
Bremerhaven 4–2 4–3 1–5 1–2 6–3 6–0 3–2(SO) 6–7(OT) 2–3 0–3 3–4(OT) 5–3 0–1
Düsseldorf 3–2(SO) 0–3 4–2 1–2(OT) 5–4 1–2 2–1 2–7 3–7 3–2(OT) 2–3 2–5 2–0
Ingolstadt 3–4 7–1 2–3(SO) 7–2 4–3 4–2 1–3 3–4 2–5 5–4 6–5(OT) 5–1 6–3
Iserlohn 1–3 4–3(SO) 3–1 2–6 3–2(SO) 1–2(OT) 7–3 3–4 5–2 2–5 4–3(OT) 3–2(OT) 0–4
Köln 6–1 2–0 3–2 0–2 0–1 3–2 1–4 2–4 2–1 4–2 3–1 4–2 0–1
Krefeld 5–4 3–2(OT) 2–4 0–4 1–2 3–2(OT) 1–3 2–5 1–4 3–4(OT) 4–2 1–3 2–1(OT)
Mannheim 2–1(OT) 4–3(SO) 4–3 7–1 4–2 5–4 4–2 6–2 3–4 3–2(OT) 4–1 4–1 4–2
Munich 2–1(SO) 3–1 1–3 5–2 3–2(OT) 6–1 5–2 7–2 3–4 1–2 5–0 7–1 3–5
Nürnberg 3–2 6–1 6–4 5–2 2–5 5–4 3–4 6–3 5–1 3–2(OT) 3–1 4–1 4–1
Schwenningen 1–6 2–1 5–1 4–1 4–1 2–1 2–5 1–3 3–7 2–6 4–3(SO) 2–1(OT) 1–3
Straubing 6–2 6–3 2–5 1–3 5–2 2–3 3–2 3–4(OT) 4–5 6–2 8–4 1–2(SO) 3–0
Wolfsburg 3–4(OT) 7–1 7–6 4–1 5–2 4–2 3–6 4–0 0–1 3–4(OT) 0–1(SO) 2–5 3–2(SO)
Source: [4]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

PlayoffsEdit

BracketEdit

  Wild-card round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                                     
  1 EHC München 4  
10 Fischtown Pinguins 0  
7 ERC Ingolstadt 0     1 EHC München 4  
10 Fischtown Pinguins 2     8 Eisbären Berlin 1  
2 Adler Mannheim 3
  8 Eisbären Berlin 4  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round)   1 EHC München 4
  5 EHC Wolfsburg 1
  3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 4  
6 Augsburger Panther 3  
8 Eisbären Berlin 2     3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2
9 Straubing Tigers 0     5 EHC Wolfsburg 4  
4 Kölner Haie 3
  5 EHC Wolfsburg 4  

Playoff qualificationEdit

The playoff qualification was played between 1 and 3 March 2017 in a best-of-three mode.

ERC Ingolstadt vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

Bremerhaven won series 2–0


Eisbären Berlin vs. Straubing TigersEdit

Berlin won series 2–0


QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals will be played between 7 and 21 March 2017 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

Munich won series 4–0


Adler Mannheim vs. Eisbären BerlinEdit

Berlin won series 4–3


Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. Augsburger PantherEdit

Nuremberg won series 4–3


Kölner Haie vs. EHC WolfsburgEdit

Wolfsburg won series 4–3


SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were played between 24 March and 4 April 2017 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Eisbären BerlinEdit

Munich won series 4–1


Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. EHC WolfsburgEdit

Wolfsburg won series 4–2


FinalEdit

The final was played between 9 and 17 April 2017 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. EHC WolfsburgEdit

München won series 4–1


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bid to save Hamburg Freezers DEL ice hockey team comes up short" (in German). Deutsche Welle. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Bremerhaven erhält 14. DEL-Lizenz für Saison 2016/17" (in German). del.org. 1 July 2016. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  3. ^ "München ist Meister! 4:0 gegen Wolfsburg - 7. Titel für Don Jackson". telekomeishockey.de. 17 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Schedule and results". Archived from the original on 2016-09-23. Retrieved 2016-09-16.

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