Elitserien is Sweden's top league. Has teams like MODO, HV71, Timrå, Frölunda, Djurgården and Skellefteå.
SM-liiga is Finland's top league, with teams like Jokerit, Blues, HIFK and Penguins.
The NLA is Switzerland's top league. Davos is generally regarded as their best team, but teams like Bern, Kloten and Lugano are solid as well.
The DEL is Germany's top league. Augsburger Panther, Krefeld Pinguine and Kölner Haie are solid teams there.