Swiss Ice Hockey
Winner of Swiss Ice Hockey Cup will get additional CHF 100,000 in prize money
- Source: SIHF
- Published: 15 February 2017 - 4:53 pm
As the SIHF announces, they have agreed to terms with Infront Ringier Sports & Entertainment (IRSE) on a new contract. The Swiss Ice Hockey Cup will thus continue to exist for another four years (2017-18 untill 2020-21).Photo: Remo Max Schindler / remografie.ch
The financial compensation is equivalent to the previous contract. A total of CHF 1.5 million will be distributed among the participating clubs. These 1.5 million also contain the prize money for the Final (CHF 180,000.-). CHF 120,000.- is given to the winner, the loser gets CHF 60,000.-. However, as of next season, the winner of the Cup will also get additional CHF 100,000.- in prize money.
The National League clubs had already decided in November to keep the Swiss Ice Hockey Cup alive. However, they decided to make use of a clause in their contract with Infront Ringier Sports & Entertainment to renegotiate their deal.
You can find a complete overview of the distribution of the prize money here.Last Update: 15 February 2017, 04:38 PM | mso