Clermont-Ferrand faces Caen, vice champion of Division 1 in two matches the 23 and 26 April 2005. After a tie in the first leg match 4-4, Caen won the serie in the second leg matches with a victory 8 to 2. Caen is promoted in Ligue Magnus at the expense of Clermont-Ferrand.
Clermont is relegated in Division 1, but due to financial difficulties, the club filed for bankruptcy. For similar reasons, Tours and Mulhouse were not allowed by the federation to rejoin ligue Magnus the next season. Tours is relegated to Division 2, Mulhouse filed for bankruptcy.