October 2, 2023

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Ice Hockey League: 100 days until the start of the 2023/24 tournament

Ice Hockey League: 100 days until the start of the 2023/24 tournament

The Ice Hockey League took its first steps in the 2023/24 season with the AGM, during which the Vorarlberg Pioneers were admitted to the cross-border league in their own right.

The clubs have confirmed that the new tournament will start on Friday, September 15th. The formula remains unchanged: a 48-day regular season (each team faces its opponents four times for a total of 312 games), played on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The first six seeds qualify directly for the Quarterfinals, the postseason first round picture is complete with the winners of the preliminary heats featuring the formations positioned seventh through tenth. Each round of the Qualifiers is played in a “Best of 7” mode.

“There were very constructive discussions at the General Assembly, where an important path for the future was outlined – said the President of the ICE Hockey League Jochen Bildner Steinburg -. All those present agreed that the ICE Hockey League has greater potential. This is to be exploited with better positioning. We will be able We will soon be able to make the first steps to make the league more attractive. We will use the next 100 days until the start of the season in the best possible way and want to build momentum from the playoffs into the new season.”

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