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Swedish Hockey League

Swedish men's ice hockey top division

The Swedish Hockey League (SHL), Swedish: Svenska hockeyligan is a professional ice hockey league in the country of Sweden. It was founded in 1975 as the Swedish Elite League Swedish: Elitserien i ishockey, and is the top level of ice hockey in Sweden. The name was changed in June 2013.

Swedish Hockey League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016–17 SHL season
FormerlyElitserien (until 2013)
SportIce hockey
Founded1975
Inaugural season1975–76
No. of teams14
CountrySweden
Most recent
champion(s)
HV71 (5th title)
Most titlesDjurgårdens IF
(16 titles)
TV partner(s)TV4 Group, Premier Sports (United Kingdom)
Relegation toHockeyAllsvenskan
Official websiteSHL.se

Swedish national championsEdit

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