|Current season or competition:
2014–15 Hockeyallsvenskan season
|No. of teams||14|
|Most recent champion(s)||Malmö Redhawks|
Allsvenskan was established in 1983 as an Elitserien pre-qualifying competition, back then starting after Christmas consisting of the autumn season's most successful Divison 1 teams. From the 1999/2000 season, Allsvenskan became played throughout the entire regular seasons, consisting of a northern and a southern group. From the 2005/2006 season, both groups were merged into one.