With the past week behind us, we take a look at player and personnel moves within the league. This weeks highlights include a familiar face returning to Skellefteå, a retirement announcement and another SHL player signs with the Vancouver Canucks
With the past week behind us, we take a look at player and personnel moves within the league. This week features new NHL contracts, HV71 recruits a Canadian and a former SHLer returns to Skellefteå.
The SHL is the top league in Swedish ice hockey and consists of fourteen teams.
The teams play 52 matches each before the six top placed teams are directly qualified for the Swedish Championship quarterfinals.
Team seven then will face team ten while team eight will be put up against team nine in the round of 16 in the best of three matches.
Teams eleven and twelve have finished playing for the season. Teams 13 and 14 will face each other in the best of seven matches. Team 13 has a home ground advantage. The winning team remains in the SHL and the losing team is relegated to HockeyAllsvenskan.
In the Swedish Championship playoffs, the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals are played in the best of seven matches. The team that wins the Swedish Championship final is named Swedish champion and awarded the LeMat trophy.
SHL.se is the SHL's official website that gives you content about and from the league, clubs and profiles.
SHL.se is one of Sweden's major sports sites which, through its close cooperation with the clubs in the SHL, is the country's most comprehensive source of information about the SHL. Together, SHL's 15 websites are a strong player in media Sweden.
SHL creates emotions! Of course, SHL wants to interact with audiences and supporters throughout Sweden and internationally. In addition to all 14 clubs' own channels, SHL is currently centrally located - in the following channels:
In our social media, we spread information, often with references to SHL.se, and we want to talk hockey with all that it entails.
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The desire to follow the SHL is great even outside Sweden's borders. The following platforms have the rights to broadcast SHL within each area the season 2021/2022.