It is mostly the older Danish players, who are full-time professional.

Most younger players are semi-professional because of the tight economy in Danish hockey and most of the money is spent on more talented foreign players.

The 2016-17 season was the first time, since 2009, that a Danish ice hockey team could have an unlimited amount of foreign players.

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Since 2015 TV2 Sport has been the place to watch icehockey and other sports.

On June 18, 2016, it was made clear that the foreign player limit of 8, was against EU law and it was therefore removed.

In the past, the league has consisted of as many as 10 teams.

Despite the introduction of a salary cap as well as a limit to the number of import players allowed, several teams have struggled financially in recent years.

Metal Ligaen is the premier league in Danish ice hockey. The name of the league has changed many times, but is being sponsored by Dansk Metal and therefore got the name Metalligaen.

It is also known as Superisligaen or Eliteserien, which is the name used in the past and in times where no naming rights agreement is in place.

4 teams will advance on from first round to the quarterfinals.

In the quarterfinals the last seasons champs will play winner of group A. games in the quarterfinals and semifinals consists of two games.

I kind of felt like I belonged more with the "mom" crowd there, you know, the parents that chaperon their younger kids and stay in the back.