Swedish Super League (women's floorball)

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Swedish Super League
Swedish Super League logo.svg
Swedish Super League's International logo
Formerly Elitserien (1997–2012)
Sport Floorball
Founded 1997
No. of teams 14
Country  Sweden
Most recent
champion(s)
Pixbo Wallenstam IBK

Swedish Super League[1] (Swedish: Svenska Superligan; formerly named Elitserien) is the highest league in the league system of Swedish women's floorball and comprises the top 14 Swedish floorball teams. The first season began in 1997–98. The season ends with the playoffs and a final.

History[edit]

The Elitserien for women was founded in 1997 and replaced the Division 1 leagues as the high level floorball league of Sweden. Between the seasons 1997-98 and 2005-06 the league was divided into a northern and a southern group. Since the 2006-2007 season, it is a national league.

Season structure[edit]

The season starts with a regular season with 26 games per team, one home and one away against all teams. In the spring a play-off starts with the eight best teams from the regular season. The quarter finals as well as the semi finals is played in best of five matches, the final is settled in just one. The final is played in Stockholm Globe Arena together with the men's Swedish Super League final. The two last teams play in a relegation league to avoid relegation.

Current clubs[edit]

Previous winners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elitserien blir SSL". Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå (in Swedish). 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2012-06-18.