EC Red Bull Salzburg - Season - EBEL 1st Division
The regular season will comprise two round robins. This will be followed by another intermediate round, split into two groups; The placement round will comprise the top 6 teams, the qualifying round the bottom 6 teams from the regular season. Within each group, all the teams will play one another round robin from Jan 1-Feb 21, 2012. The 6 teams of the placement round and the best two teams of the qualifying round are qualified for the play-offs.
The play-offs begin with the quarter final games and will be played in a best-of-seven format. The winner of the placement round pick the opponent from place 5 to 8, second placed team from placement round pick one of the other three teams from place 5 to 8. and third placed team pick one of the last two teams from place 5 to 8. The first four teams of the placement round start with a home game in the play-offs, starting at Feb 24, 2013.