Deutsche Eishockey Liga

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Deutsche Eishockey Liga
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018–19 DEL season
FormerlyIce hockey Bundesliga
SportIce hockey
No. of teams14
Most recent
EHC München
Most titlesEisbären Berlin (7)
TV partner(s)Telekom
Relegation toDEL2 (2018-19 onward)
2. Bundesliga

The Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League, shortname DEL) is a German professional ice hockey league, which currently has the highest number of American and Canadian players outside of North America.

Current teams[change | change source]

There are currently 14 teams playing in the DEL.

Team City/Area Arena Capacity Founded
Current Teams
Augsburger Panther Augsburg Curt Frenzel Stadium 7,774 1878
Eisbären Berlin Berlin, Germany O2 World (Berlin) 14,200 1954
DEG Metro Stars Düsseldorf ISS Dome 13,400 1935
Hamburg Freezers Hamburg O2 World (Hamburg) 12,947 2002
Hannover Scorpions Hanover TUI Arena 10,767 1975
ERC Ingolstadt Ingolstadt Saturn Arena 4,815 1964
Iserlohn Roosters Iserlohn Eissporthalle Iserlohn 5,000 1959
Kölner Haie Cologne Lanxess Arena 18,500 1972
Krefeld Pinguine Krefeld König Palast 8,000 1936
Adler Mannheim Mannheim SAP Arena 13,600 1938
EHC München Munich Olympia Eishalle 6,256 1967
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Nuremberg Arena Nürnberger Versicherung 8,400 1980
Straubing Tigers Straubing Eisstadion am Pulverturm 6,000 1948
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Eisarena Wolfsburg 4,660 1975
Former Teams
Füchse Duisburg Duisburg Scania Arena 4,800 1971
Frankfurt Lions Frankfurt Eissporthalle Frankfurt 6,946 1959
Hannover Indians Hanover Eisstadion am Pferdeturm 4,600 1948
Kassel Huskies Kassel Eissporthalle Kassel 6,100 1977
Landshut Cannibals Landshut Eisstadion am Gutenbergweg 7,000 1948
Lausitzer Füchse Weißwasser Eisstadion Weißwasser 3,000 1932
München Barons Munich Olympia-Eissportzentrum 6,300 1999