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Austrian Hockey League odds

Austrian Hockey League

Who wins the Austrian Hockey League 2018/2019?

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The Austrian hockey league (also known as the Erste Banke Eishockey Liga, or EBEL) is the top-tier ice hockey league in Austria, even though it currently functions extra teams in Croatia, Hungary, the Czech republic, and Italy.


The roots of the EBEL league cross lower back to 1923 and diverse championships, whose winner is formally identified as the Austrian Champion. There was no Austrian opposition between 1939 and 1945. All through international struggle ii, a number of Austrian teams competed within the German ice hockey championship, that is why the EK Engelmann Wien and Vienna EV listing German championships of their records.

The league has existed in its contemporary shape since the 1965–sixty six season.

Till 2005–06, the league consisted completely of Austrian groups. Considering then, the league has brought groups from Slovenia (from 2006 to 2017), Hungary (beginning 2007–08), Croatia (from 2009–10 via 2012–thirteen, and again from 2017–18/19), the Czech republic (beginning in 2011–12) and Italy (starting 2013–14 season).

The non-Austrian groups are competing for the "EBEL champion" identify. Most effective Austrian teams in this league are additionally eligible for the "Austrian champion" name [citation needed]. The league has had exclusive sponsors, and the contemporary naming rights have been held by "Sparkasse bank" and its ERSTE bank emblem because the 2003–04 season.

In 2013–14, Italy's Bolzano foxes have become the primary non-Austrian group to win the EBEL title once they beat the Salzburg pink bulls 3 video games to two of their pleasant-of-5 very last collection. Such success isn't extraordinary for an Italian outfit, however preceding similar outcomes happened in the Alpenliga and the cup of the European leagues, standalone competitions whose postseason tournaments had been wonderful from the Austrian playoffs.