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National League A
The new NL logo debuted in 2007.
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1916
No. of teams 12
Country(ies)  Switzerland
Most recent champion(s) HC Davos
Most championships HC Davos (29)
TV partner(s) SRG, Teleclub
Official website

National League A (NLA) is a professional ice hockey league in Switzerland. It is the top tier of the Swiss league system and of the two-tier National League. Before the 2007-08 season, the league was officially called Nationalliga A (German, French: Ligue Nationale A (LNA), Italian: Lega Nazionale A)

The league currently consists of 12 teams. The top eight teams after the regular season qualify for the play-offs to determine the Swiss champion in best-of-seven series. The four last teams need to play in a relegation tournament, the so-called play-outs. The loser of the playout-final contends the winner of the National League B play-offs in a best-of-seven series for a spot in the successive NLA season.



Team City Arena Capacity
HC Ambri-Piotta Quinto, Switzerland Valascia 7,500
EHC Biel Biel, Switzerland Eisstadion Biel 7,000
SC Bern Bern, Switzerland PostFinance Arena 17,131
HC Davos Davos, Switzerland Vaillant Arena 7,080
Fribourg-Gottéron Fribourg, Switzerland La patinoire Saint-Léonard 7,144
Genève-Servette HC Geneva, Switzerland Patinoire des Vernets 6,800
Kloten Flyers Kloten, Switzerland Kolping Arena 7,561
SCL Tigers Langnau im Emmental, Switzerland Ilfis Stadium 6,500
HC Lugano Lugano, Switzerland Pista La Resega 8,000
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Rapperswil-Jona Diners Club Arena 6,000
EV Zug Zug, Switzerland Eishalle Herti 6,780
ZSC Lions Zürich, Switzerland Hallenstadion 10,700

Previous Champions

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