2017–18 DEL season

The 2017–18 Deutsche Eishockey Liga season was the 24th season since the founding of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

2017–18 DEL season
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
SportIce hockey
Duration8 September 2017–April 2018
Number of games364
Number of teams14
Regular season
Season championsEHC Red Bull München
Top scorerKeith Aucoin
(63 points)
Finals
ChampionsEHC Red Bull München
  Runners-upEisbären Berlin
DEL seasons

EHC Red Bull München defended their title to win the third consecutive title.[1]

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 Red Bull München Munich Olympia Eishalle
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Nuremberg Arena Nürnberger Versicherung
Schwenninger Wild Wings Villingen-Schwenningen Helios Arena
Straubing Tigers Straubing Eisstadion am Pulverturm
Grizzlys Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Eis Arena Wolfsburg

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 EHC Red Bull München 52 30 6 5 11 183 128 +55 107 Playoffs
2 Eisbären Berlin 52 29 4 6 13 169 131 +38 101
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 52 25 10 5 12 152 126 +26 100
4 ERC Ingolstadt 52 20 6 7 19 147 137 +10 79
5 Adler Mannheim 52 21 6 3 22 151 149 +2 78
6 Kölner Haie 52 21 5 4 22 148 142 +6 77
7 Grizzlys Wolfsburg 52 19 6 7 20 153 146 +7 76 Pre-playoffs
8 Iserlohn Roosters 52 21 6 1 24 138 154 −16 76
9 Fischtown Pinguins 52 21 4 4 23 146 163 −17 75
10 Schwenninger Wild Wings 52 19 7 3 23 123 130 −7 74
11 Düsseldorfer EG 52 17 4 9 22 133 154 −21 68
12 Augsburger Panther 52 17 4 6 25 151 158 −7 65
13 Straubing Tigers 52 17 2 6 27 137 177 −40 61
14 Krefeld Pinguine 52 11 6 10 25 141 177 −36 55
Source: DEL
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

Matches 1–26Edit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburger Panther 7–4 3–1 2–0 1–2
(SO)
2–4 7–4 1–4 2–3 0–3 4–0 3–5 5–4 3–2
(OT)
Eisbären Berlin 2–1
(OT)
4–1 3–4
(SO)
6–1 2–3 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–4
(SO)
2–4 3–1 3–1 2–1
Fischtown Pinguins 3–4 2–7 2–5 1–5 1–2 3–2 6–3 2–1
(OT)
3–2 4–5
(SO)
1–0 3–1 3–2
(OT)
Düsseldorfer EG 2–4 2–4 3–2 0–2 6–1 2–3
(OT)
1–4 4–3
(SO)
6–4 2–0 1–3 3–2 1–2
(SO)
ERC Ingolstadt 4–2 2–3 0–4 1–3 5–0 1–6 2–5 0–1 2–5 3–2 5–3 2–4 3–0
Iserlohn Roosters 3–1 3–6 2–1
(SO)
1–5 4–1 5–4
(SO)
5–1 1–0 3–6 4–0 1–2
(OT)
4–3
(OT)
2–4
Kölner Haie 6–3 2–4 5–4
(OT)
3–2
(OT)
2–6 4–1 3–2 0–1 2–6 2–3 4–5
(SO)
5–1 5–1
Krefeld Pinguine 5–7 3–2
(SO)
2–4 4–2 5–3 3–5 5–3 6–2 2–3
(OT)
1–2
(SO)
4–5 4–0 1–3
Adler Mannheim 3–2
(SO)
1–4 2–4 5–4 3–1 2–5 2–6 4–1 1–4 2–1
(OT)
4–3
(SO)
5–2 6–3
EHC Red Bull München 5–2 4–2 5–3 5–1 0–4 1–2 3–2 3–2
(OT)
4–2 3–2
(OT)
3–1 6–3 2–5
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2–1 2–1
(SO)
5–4 5–3 4–2 4–1 5–2 3–2 1–2
(SO)
2–1
(OT)
3–0 2–1
(SO)
0–1
Schwenninger Wild Wings 3–1 0–1 1–4 5–1 0–1
(OT)
2–1 1–2 5–1 2–4 4–2 2–4 5–3 0–2
Straubing Tigers 3–2 4–3
(SO)
1–2
(OT)
3–6 2–1
(SO)
1–5 6–3 0–1
(OT)
3–2 2–5 4–5 3–4
(SO)
1–6
Grizzlys Wolfsburg 5–3 2–5 5–2 3–2
(OT)
1–2 5–3 2–4 3–2
(SO)
6–2 4–3
(OT)
1–4 4–1 3–4
Source: DEL
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 27–52Edit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburger Panther 2–4 5–6 2–1
(OT)
1–5 4–2 1–3 7–1 3–4
(OT)
4–1 2–3 5–1 2–3 5–3
Eisbären Berlin 2–3 6–1 2–3 2–1
(OT)
3–1 3–5 3–1 6–3 3–2 2–3
(OT)
5–0 2–1 3–2
Fischtown Pinguins 2–1 1–4 5–0 1–5 4–3 3–4
(OT)
6–2 1–5 1–5 6–3 5–1 3–0 3–1
Düsseldorfer EG 2–3
(OT)
2–6 4–0 3–5 3–2 3–2
(OT)
7–3 1–2 1–3 3–4
(OT)
2–3
(OT)
4–3 4–7
ERC Ingolstadt 5–4
(SO)
5–0 3–2
(OT)
4–0 3–2 0–1 5–1 4–3 5–4
(OT)
6–2 2–1
(SO)
3–6 2–1
(OT)
Iserlohn Roosters 3–2 1–3 3–1 2–5 4–3
(OT)
3–1 2–5 5–3 1–5 5–2 2–5 2–1 1–4
Kölner Haie 6–3 1–3 5–2 0–1 3–2
(OT)
4–2 2–3
(SO)
5–0 0–6 2–3 2–1 4–2 3–4
Krefeld Pinguine 3–4
(OT)
3–4
(OT)
1–4 2–3
(OT)
7–3 4–5
(OT)
0–2 4–3
(OT)
1–3 2–4 4–0 3–4 4–3
(OT)
Adler Mannheim 5–1 6–2 5–1 3–1 3–1 2–3 2–0 7–0 1–3 3–2
(SO)
2–4 7–3 4–3
EHC Red Bull München 4–3 4–1 5–2 5–4
(OT)
4–3
(SO)
3–4
(OT)
5–0 3–2
(OT)
4–1 4–3 2–5 4–2 0–4
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 1–2 2–1
(OT)
7–4 2–1 2–1
(OT)
3–2 1–3 5–3 5–2 5–1 4–5
(OT)
7–4 2–1
(OT)
Schwenninger Wild Wings 3–1 1–2 5–2 4–2 2–1 3–4 1–0 2–1
(OT)
1–4 1–2 1–4 1–2 3–0
Straubing Tigers 4–2 6–5 0–4 2–1 5–2 5–1 1–4 3–2 4–2 2–5 2–3 2–3 4–5
(SO)
Grizzlys Wolfsburg 3–2
(OT)
7–4 4–5 3–0 5–8 1–2 3–0 2–3
(SO)
3–7 2–4 3–0 2–3
(OT)
1–4
Source: DEL
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

PlayoffsEdit

BracketEdit

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

Playoff qualificationEdit

The playoff qualification were played between 7 and 9 March 2018 in a best-of-three mode.

Grizzlys Wolfsburg vs. Schwenninger Wild WingsEdit

Wolfsburg won series 2–0


Iserlohn Roosters vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

Bremerhaven won series 2–0


QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals will be played between 14 and 27 March 2018 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

Munich won series 4–1


Eisbären Berlin vs. Grizzlys WolfsburgEdit

Berlin won series 4–1


Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. Kölner HaieEdit

Nuremberg won series 4–2


ERC Ingolstadt vs. Adler MannheimEdit

Mannheim won series 4–1


SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were played between 29 March 8 11 April 2018 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Adler MannheimEdit

Munich won series 4–1


Eisbären Berlin vs. Thomas Sabo Ice TigersEdit

Berlin won series 4–2


FinalEdit

The final was played between 13 and 26 April in a best-of-seven mode.


Munich won series 4–3


Rule changesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Red Bulls machen Titel-Triple perfekt". del.org. 26 April 2018.
  2. ^ Leahy, Sarah (13 December 2017). "Another league changes its rules, thanks to David Leggio". NBCsports.com. NBC. Retrieved 13 December 2017.

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