According to the Tages-Anzeiger, the seventh and the eighth-placed team as well as the ninth and the tenth-placed team will have to play in a Best-of-2 series. The winner of the first matchup will clinch a playoff spot. The loser has another chance and will face the winner of the Best-of-2 series between the ninth and the tenth-placed team.
As for determining the winning team: If both teams win one game, the second game will go into overtime and will be played until a winning goal is scored. If the first game ends in a tie and the second is won by one team that team will clinch a playoff spot.
At today's assembly in Egerkingen, the board members also decided that after the international break, discussions of referees during a video review regarding a five-minute major penalty will also be shown. Up to now, those discussions were not disclosed to the viewers.