2007–08 NLA season

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2007–08 National League A season
League National League A
Sport Ice hockey
Number of games 50
Number of teams 12
Regular Season
Best Record SC Bern
Runners-up Genève
Top scorer Erik Westrum (Ambri-Piotta)
Promoted to NLB EHC Biel
Relegated to NLB EHC Basel
Playoffs
Semi-final champions HC Genève-Servette
  Semi-final runners-up HC Fribourg-Gottèron
Semi-final champions HC Davos
  Semi-final runners-up ZSC Lions
National League A Championship
Champions ZSC Lions
  Runners-up HC Genève-Servette
NLA seasons

The 2007-08 National League A season, was the first ice hockey season of the National League A since the reorganization of the Swiss league and the 70th in the history of Swiss professional hockey. There were some rule changes to the standings and playoff format and the league officially changed its name to National League A.

Regular season[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
1. SC Bern 50 33 4 4 9 167 92 111
2. Genève-Servette HC 50 21 11 4 14 172 135 89
3. Kloten Flyers 50 26 1 7 16 147 131 87
4. EV Zug 50 24 5 4 17 174 151 86
5. HC Davos 50 26 2 2 20 156 124 84
6. ZSC Lions 50 21 6 6 17 158 125 81
7. Rapperswil-Jona Lakers 50 23 2 3 22 156 167 76
8. HC Fribourg-Gottéron 50 17 7 5 21 132 163 70
9. HC Lugano 50 15 9 6 20 130 149 69
10. SCL Tigers 50 19 3 5 23 175 195 68
11. HC Ambrì-Piotta 50 14 7 7 22 160 180 63
12. EHC Basel 50 3 1 5 41 98 213 16

Playoffs[edit]

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

Relegation[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
9 HC Lugano 4
12 EHC Basel 1
11 Ambrì-Piotta 4
12 Basel 0
10 SCL Tigers 4
11 Ambrì-Piotta 2

EHC Biel, champions of the National League B, would later defeat EHC Basel Sharks, 4-0 to move up into the National League A. Therefore, Basel was relegated to the National League B.

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