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The DEL season 2021/22 is the 28th season of the German ice hockey league , officially PENNY DEL, the highest league in German ice hockey . The season started on September 9, 2021 and will end with the last final game on May 5, 2022 at the latest.
The fifth DEL Winter Game will take place during the season . The Cologne Sharks and Adler Mannheim will meet on January 1, 2022 in Cologne's Rheinenergiestadion . The game originally planned for January 9, 2021 has been postponed for a year due to the COVID19 pandemic .
Mode and appointments
The teams will play a double round (four times each against each other team) from September 9, 2021. From January 31 to February 20, 2022 the league will be paused due to the Olympic ice hockey tournament . The main round ends on March 27, 2022. The teams in places 7 to 10 play pre-play-offs in best-of-three mode , the winners advance to the quarter-finals like the teams in places 1 to 6. From the quarter-finals onwards, best-of-five is played. The last final is scheduled for May 5, 2022. The 14th and 15th of the main round will descend athletically into the DEL2. The 14th is the successor if the DEL2 master does not receive the DEL license 2022/23.
The cross table shows the results of all games this season. The home team is listed in the middle column, the visiting team in the top row.
|First round||society||Second half of the season|
|2: 1 a.d.||KEC|
|3: 4 a.d.||SWW|
As of September 10, 2021
Main round table
Three points are awarded to a team for a win after normal playing time; if the game is a draw after 60 minutes, both teams receive one point, and the winner of the five-minute extra time (only with three against three field players) or after a necessary penalty shoot-out receives another point credited. If a team loses in regular time, it will not receive any points.
|team||Sp||S.||OTS||SOS||OTN||SON||N||Pt||Pt / col||%||T||GT||home||guest|
|1.||EHC Red Bull Munich||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||3||3.0||100%||4th||1||0-0-0-0||1-0-0-0|
|6th||Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||2||2.0||67%||4th||3||0-0-0-0||0-1-0-0|
|8th.||Schwenninger Wild Wings||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||1.0||33%||3||4th||0-0-1-0||0-0-0-0|
|14th||Polar bears Berlin||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0.0||0%||1||4th||0-0-0-1||0-0-0-0|
|15th||Nuremberg Ice Tigers||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0.0||0%||1||4th||0-0-0-0||0-0-0-1|
Abbreviations: Sp. = Games, S = victories, OTS = victories after overtime, SOS = victories after penalty shoot-out, OTN = defeats after extra time, SON = defeats after penalty shoot-out, N = defeats, pts = points, T = goals, GT = goals conceded
Explanations: direct qualification for the play-offs and qualification for the Champions Hockey League 2022/23 , direct qualification for the play-offs , first play-off round , season ended , relegation to the DEL 2 , if the DEL2 champions die License for the DEL season 2022/23 received , relegation to DEL 2
status: September 10, 2021
- PENNY DEL season 2021/22 starts on September 9th. Retrieved May 18, 2021 .
- DEL WINTER GAME 2022. Accessed July 8, 2021 (German).
- DEL Winter Game again in the RheinEnergieSTADION. In: stadionwelt.de. February 18, 2020, accessed February 18, 2020 .
- DEL Winter Game will be moved to the 2021/22 season. Retrieved November 26, 2020 .
- DEL and DEL2 agree on promotion and relegation rules. Retrieved May 18, 2021 .
- All 14 clubs submit license applications for the PENNY DEL season 2021/22. Retrieved February 17, 2021 .