2008–09 NLA season

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2008–09 National League A Season
League National League A
Sport Ice hockey
Duration September 5, 2008 –
February 21, 2009
Number of games 50
Number of teams 12
Regular Season
Best Record SC Bern
Runners-up ZSC Lions
Top scorer Juraj Kolnik
(Genève-Servette HC)
Playoffs
Semi-final #1 champions Kloten Flyers
  Semi-final #1 runners-up EV Zug
Semi-final #2 champions HC Davos
  Semi-final #2 runners-up Fribourg-Gottéron
National League A Championship
Champions HC Davos
  Runners-up Kloten Flyers
NLA seasons

The 2008-09 National League A season, was the third ice hockey season of the National League A since the reorganization of the Swiss league and the 71st in the history of Swiss professional hockey.

Regular season[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
1. SC Bern 50 30 4 5 11 187 136 103
2. ZSC Lions 50 26 8 3 13 176 149 97
3. Kloten Flyers 50 27 6 3 14 174 130 96
4. HC Davos 50 25 6 5 14 184 135 92
5. HC Lugano 50 19 8 7 16 175 156 80
6. Genève-Servette HC 50 22 5 2 21 157 140 78
7. HC Fribourg-Gottéron 50 19 7 4 20 154 143 75
8. EV Zug 50 20 3 5 22 171 166 71
9. SCL Tigers 50 19 5 2 24 170 180 69
10. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 50 14 1 5 30 143 208 49
11. HC Ambrì-Piotta 50 12 1 8 29 129 190 46
12. EHC Biel 50 11 2 7 30 126 213 44

Playoffs[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
  1  SC Bern 2  
8  EV Zug 4  
  3  Kloten 4  
  8  Zug 0  
2  ZSC Lions 0
  7  Fribourg 4  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)   3  Kloten 3
  4  Davos 4
  3  Kloten Flyers 4  
6  Genève 0  
  4  Davos 4
  7  Fribourg 3  
4  HC Davos 4
  5  HC Lugano 3  

Relegation[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
9 SCL Tigers 4
12 EHC Biel 3
11 Ambrì-Piotta 4
12 Biel 3
10 Lakers 4
11 Ambrì-Piotta 2

EHC Biel would later defeat Lausanne HC, Champions of the National League B, 4-3 to remain in the National League A