The EWHL expands to Germany. Next season, the current German champion ESC Planegg (near Munich) and the three time German champion OSC Berlin will join the EWHL. It seems like Budapest and Triglav will drop out of the league.

Teams 2008/09 (preliminary)
# Czech Republic HC Slavia Prag
# Slovakia HC Slovan Bratislava
# Austria EHV Sabres Vienna
# Austria EHC Vienna Flyers
# Austria The Ravens Salzburg
# Italy HC Eagles Bolzano
# Italy Agordo Hockey
# Slovenia HK Terme Maribor
# Croatia KHL Gric Zagreb
# Germany OSC Berlin
# Germany ESC Planegg