2012–13 NLA season

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2012–13 National League A season
League National League A
Sport Ice hockey
Duration September 12, 2012 –
February 26, 2013
Number of games 50
Number of teams 12
Regular Season
Best Record Fribourg-Gottéron
Runners-up SC Bern
Top scorer Linus Omark
(EV Zug)
NLA seasons

The 2012–13 National League A season is the seventh ice hockey season of Switzerland's top hockey league, the National League A. Overall, it is the 75th season of Swiss professional hockey.

Regular season[edit]

Final Standings

Team GP Pts W L OTW OTL SHW SHL
1. Fribourg-Gottéron 50 99 24 10 4 1 7 4
2. SC Bern 50 92 27 15 1 1 2 4
3. EV Zug 50 91 26 14 0 3 3 4
4. ZSC Lions 50 89 24 16 5 1 2 2
5. HC Davos 50 81 22 17 1 3 3 4
6. HC Lugano 50 80 21 17 3 5 2 2
7. Genève-Servette HC 50 80 23 20 3 2 1 1
8. EHC Biel 50 72 19 21 3 1 5 4
9. Kloten Flyers 50 69 16 21 3 2 5 4
10. HC Ambrì-Piotta 50 53 14 29 0 1 4 2
11. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 50 53 13 27 2 4 2 2
12. SCL Tigers 50 41 10 32 1 0 2 5

GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Loss, OTW = Overtime win, OTL = Overtime loss, SHW = Shootout win, SHL = Shootout loss
Color code:     = Qualified for Playoffs,     = Qualified for Relegation Playoffs

Playoffs[edit]

  Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Finals
                           
  1  Fribourg-Gottéron 4  
8  EHC Biel 3  
  1  Fribourg-Gottéron 4  
  4  ZSC Lions 1  
2  SC Bern 4
  7  Genève-Servette HC 3  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)   1  Fribourg-Gottéron 2
  2  SC Bern 4
  3  EV Zug 4  
6  HC Lugano 3  
  2  SC Bern 4
  3  EV Zug 3  
4  ZSC Lions 4
  5  HC Davos 3  

Relegation Playoffs[edit]

The bottom 4 teams of the National League A will compete in a losing team advances tournament to determine if they should stay in the League. The loser of this tournament will compete against the champions of the National League B to determine which league they will play in next season.

Semi-Finals Finals
           
9 Kloten Flyers 4
12 SCL Tigers 1
11 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 4
12 SCL Tigers 3
10 HC Ambrì-Piotta 4
11 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 1

Playdowns[edit]

The SCL Tigers were defeated by Lausanne HC, champions of the National League B, in the promotion/relegation games with a series of 4-2. The 12th team of the National League A for the season 2013/2014 will be Lausanne HC.

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