After a conference call between all ten clubs unanimously agreed that they cannot commit to a 2020-21 league season starting on December 5th as previously planned, and the season will be suspended. ... Read more»
- League status: Active
- Administered by: Niedersächsischer Eissport-Verband e.V.
- Head manager: Hans Ellfrodt
- Year of start: 1999
- WWW: www.lev-niedersachsen.de
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|27 Sep 2020 |||Brett Bulmer (F)||EHC Freiburg||Hannover Indians|
|25 Sep 2020 |||Parker Bowles (F)||Orli Znojmo||Hannover Indians|
|25 Sep 2020 |||John Dunbar (F)||Guildford Flames||Rostock Piranhas|
|23 Sep 2020 |||Christian Wendler (G)||Füchse Duisburg||Herner EV 2007|
|1.||Steven Bär||C||Saale Bulls Halle||0||0||0||0||0|
Depending on the participating teams, the Oberliga is put together according to
regional criteria. Therfore, the northern conference is not always an active
competitionThe top teams are promoted to the 2nd Bundesliga while the bottom teams
are relegated to regional, lower leagues.
- 2018-2019: Tilburg Trappers
- 2017-2018: Tilburg Trappers
- 2016-2017: Herner EV 2007
- 2015-2016: Füchse Duisburg
- 2014-2015: Hannover Scorpions
- 2013-2014: Hannover Scorpions
- 2012-2013: EHC Timmendorfer Strand 06
- 2011-2012: Rostock Piranhas
- 2010-2011: Rostock Piranhas
- 2008-2009: Hannover Indians
- 2000-2001: Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
- 1999-2000: EV Duisburg
and the 2nd Bundesliga). The league is divided into several regional conferences,
GEC Ritter Nordhorn in financial troubles
With a short statement GEC Ritter Nordhorn announced the club won't partecipate in Oberliga nord playoffs because of financial insolvency and must thus conclude the season after the regular season. According to Federation rules, a club can't partecipate in the playoffs, as long as a bankruptcy application has been made and the decision is still pending, as in the Ritter case.
"With great sadness we have to announce that at present is not possible for GEC to play in the post-season.
We have tried to provide an explanation of the current situation, to reach the "clemency" in DEB. Unfortunately, there is no way to "break" the rule so for our team is not possible to play the pre-playoffs." said the note
New attendance record in German Oberliga
The Sunday match between city rivals Hannover Scorpions - who sold their DEL license earlier this year to the Schwenniger Wild Wings - and Hannover Indians - who were relegated from 2. Bundesliga after not being able to fulfill the financial regulations - set a new attendance record for the Oberliga - the third thier in German ice hockey. All in all 7619 spectators came to TUI Arena to follow the 4-1 win of the Scorpions who manged to get the first position in Oberliga Nord.(19 Dec 2013)
- Youngest player: Luca Hauf (16 years)
- Oldest player: Andrei Strakhov (41 years)
- Shortest player: Mitja Fiedrich (162 cm)
- Tallest player: Sebastian May (198 cm)
- Nationalities: Canada (20), Czech Republic (9), Finland (5), Germany (176), Italy (3), Lithuania (1), The Netherlands (24), Poland (4), Romania (1), Russia (3), Slovakia (2), Ukraine (1), USA (3)