1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
A
1. TPS 6 5 1 0 - - 20 6 14 11 Champion
2. Luleå HF 6 3 1 2 - - 30 16 14 7 Did not make playoffs
3. Berlin Capitals 6 3 0 3 - - 16 15 1 6 Did not make playoffs
4. Manchester Storm 6 0 0 6 - - 10 39 -29 0 Did not make playoffs
B
1. Dynamo Moskva 6 4 1 1 - - 21 11 10 9 Final loss
2. HC Ceske Budejovice 6 3 2 1 - - 18 12 6 8 Quarterfinal loss
3. Färjestad BK 6 2 1 3 - - 18 18 0 5 Did not make playoffs
4. Vålerenga 6 1 0 5 - - 9 25 -16 2 Did not make playoffs
C
1. HC Sparta Praha 6 5 0 1 - - 26 12 14 10 Bronze game loss
2. HC Slovan Bratislava 6 4 0 2 - - 28 19 9 8 Quarterfinal loss
3. HK CSKA Moskva 6 3 0 3 - - 20 17 3 6 Did not make playoffs
4. Wiener EV 6 0 0 6 - - 10 36 -26 0 Did not make playoffs
D
1. Jokerit 6 6 0 0 - - 28 9 19 12 Quarterfinal loss
2. Kölner Haie 6 2 2 2 - - 16 10 6 6 Did not make playoffs
3. SC Bern 6 2 2 2 - - 20 18 2 6 Did not make playoffs
4. Milano 6 0 0 6 - - 12 39 -27 0 Did not make playoffs
E
1. Västra Frölunda HC 6 4 1 1 - - 23 10 13 9 Bronze game win
2. HC Litvinov 6 3 2 1 - - 24 19 5 8 Quarterfinal loss
3. Lukko 6 2 1 3 - - 23 28 -5 5 Did not make playoffs
4. Rouen 6 0 2 4 - - 16 29 -13 2 Did not make playoffs

Seasons

1990 - 2000: 96/97, 97/98, 98/99, 99/00