- The teams placed 1 – 6 after regular season are qualified for the ICE Hockey League Play-Off Quarterfinals.
- The teams placed 7 – 10 after regular season play the ICE Hockey League Pre-Play-Offs in a “Best-of-Three” series. The team reaching two wins first, wins the respective series and qualifies for the ICE Hockey League Play-Off Quarterfinals. The two winners of the Pre-Play-Offs take positions 7 – 8 in the Quarterfinals ranked by the better position after regular season.
- The team placed seventh after regular season has earned the right to choose its’ opponent from the teams placed nineth to tenth. The team placed eighth after regular season plays the team not picked in the ICE Hockey League Pre-Play-Offs.
- By finishing first after the regular season, the team placed on top of the placement has earned the right to choose its’ opponent from the teams placed fifth to eighth (“First-pick-right”). The second placed team picks next from the team left in the 5-to-8-group, then the third placed team picks from the teams left and finally, the team placed fourth after the regular season plays the team that has not been picked yet. Home ice remains with the first to fourth placed team.
- The semifinals will feature the four quarterfinal winners. The best-placed team after the last phase of regular season still left in the competition plays the lowest seeded team after the last phase of regular season and the second best-placed team plays the lower seated team.
- Both winning semifinalists play the final in a “Best-of-Seven”
- In Pre-Play-Off and Play-Off games, home ice remains with the better placed team after the regular season.
The league organization is authorized to adapt the schedule best possible in order to enable a “best-of-seven” series for all Play-Off rounds.