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04-09-2013, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Poro24 View Post
Im so jealous of your great Kvalserien. Here in Finland the qualifying system is a joke.

If you want move up to SM-liiga, you must first play long playoffs and win the Mestis (=our Allsvenskan). Then you can play against the last SM-liiga team (who has had time to rest about 1-2 weeks) and have to beat them in a best of 7 series. And if you somehow are able to win the series, then you must buy the SM-liiga licence which costs about million euros. That is impossible to do. Our Mestis doesnt even have a tv deal.

So be happy how great system you guys have. We will never get new teams in our top league. I think that Allsvenskan is getting better and better every year. Soon it starts stealing players from SM-liiga . You have done many things right in your hockey.
Don't be, IMO it should be scrapped in favour of direct promotion/demotion.

If a team play plays so well that it wins Allsvenskan, it have earned the right of being promoted in the
same way as the last team in Elitserien have earned themselves a demotion.

I just think that Kvalserien is just to bring excitement rather then being a fair series.

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