Race for 2019/20 is on!
As Defending CHL Champions, Frölunda Indians booked their place in next season's competition already (Photo: Michael Erichsen/Bildbyrån)

This season's Champions Hockey League ended with the biggest ever Final, and Frölunda claiming the European Trophy for a third time - but that doesn't mean everything is over and done with for this season.

The race to qualify for the 2019/20 Champions Hockey League has already started, and more teams are set to confirm their places in the upcoming weeks.

Here's a handy guide to who's in, which we'll keep updating over the last crucial months of the season:

(Last update: 14.03.2019)

Austria (3 places)

  • Graz 99ers (Regular Season winners)
  • Vienna Capitals

Belarus (1 place)

  • tbc (National Champions)

Czech Republic (4 places)

  • Bílí Tygři Liberec (Regular Season Winners)
  • Oceláři Třinec (Regular Season Runners-Up)
  • HC Pilsen (Regular Season Third-Placed)

    Denmark (1 place)

    • tbc (National Champions)

    Finland (4 places)

    • Kärpät Oulu (Regular Season Winners)
    • Tappara Tampere (Regular Season Runners-Up)
    • Lahti Pelicans (Regular Season Third-Placed)

    France (1 place)

    • tbc (National Champions)

    Germany (3 places)

    • Adler Mannheim (Regular Season winners)
    • Red Bull Munich (Regular Season Runners-Up)

    Great Britain (1 place)

    • Cardiff Devils

    Norway (1 place)

    • tbc (National Champions)

    Poland (1 place)

    • tbc (National Champions)

    Slovakia (1 place)

    • tbc (National Champions)

    Sweden (5 places)

    • Frölunda Indians (CHL Champions)
    • Färjestad Karlstad (Regular Season Winners)
    • Luleå Hockey (Regular Season Runners-Up)
    • Djurgården Stockholm (Regular Season Fourth-Placed


    Switzerland (5 places)

    • SC Bern (Regular Season Winners)
    • EV Zug (Regular Season Runners-Up)
    • Lausanne HC (Regular Season Third-Placed)
    • EHC Biel-Bienne (Regular Season Fourth-Placed)

    Continental Cup (1 place)


    How do teams qualify for the Champions Hockey League? All is explained below! You can also read about the playing format here.