2001-2002 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
1. Nippon Paper Cranes 40 25 - 8 3 4 162 105 57 59, Semifinal loss
2. Seibu Bears Tokyo 40 24 - 9 4 3 152 111 41 57, Final loss
3. Oji 40 20 - 15 2 3 132 127 5 47 Semifinal loss
4. Kokudo 40 17 - 17 4 2 135 133 2 44 Champion
5. Sapporo Polaris 40 8 - 25 3 4 104 149 -45 25, Did not make playoffs
6. Nikko Icebucks 40 6 - 26 4 4 103 163 -60 23 Did not make playoffs

Seasons

1960 - 1970: 67/68, 68/69, 69/70
1970 - 1980: 70/71, 71/72, 75/76
1990 - 2000: 92/93, 93/94, 94/95, 95/96, 96/97, 97/98, 98/99, 99/00
2000 - 2010: 00/01, 01/02, 02/03, 03/04