League Information and Facts
1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
Group 1
1. Grasshopper Club Zürich 22 17 0 5 - - 114 60 54 34 Final loss
2. HC Thurgau 22 16 2 4 - - 109 55 54 34 Semifinal loss
3. SC Herisau 22 13 0 9 - - 89 70 19 26 Champion | Promoted
4. EHC Chur 22 11 3 8 - - 108 95 13 25 Quarterfinal loss
5. EHC Olten 22 6 2 14 - - 64 114 -50 14 Saved in relegation
6. SC Luzern 22 4 3 15 - - 49 91 -42 11 Saved in relegation
Group 2
1. SC Langnau 22 11 3 8 - - 98 71 27 25 Semifinal loss
2. HC Martigny 22 11 3 8 - - 91 94 -3 25 Quarterfinal loss
3. Lausanne HC 22 10 3 9 - - 101 100 1 23 Quarterfinal loss
4. EHC Biel-Bienne 22 9 4 9 - - 97 93 4 21 Quarterfinal loss
5. Genève-Servette HC 22 8 1 13 - - 82 100 -18 17 Saved in relegation
6. HC Ajoie 22 4 0 18 - - 55 114 -59 8 Relegated

Seasons

1940 - 1950: 45/46, 47/48, 48/49, 49/50
1950 - 1960: 50/51, 51/52, 52/53, 53/54, 54/55, 55/56, 56/57, 57/58, 58/59, 59/60
1960 - 1970: 60/61, 61/62, 62/63, 63/64, 64/65, 65/66, 66/67, 67/68, 68/69, 69/70
1970 - 1980: 70/71, 71/72, 72/73, 73/74, 74/75, 75/76, 76/77, 77/78, 78/79, 79/80
1980 - 1990: 80/81, 81/82, 82/83, 83/84, 84/85, 85/86, 86/87, 87/88, 88/89, 89/90
1990 - 2000: 90/91, 91/92, 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, 04/05, 05/06, 06/07, 07/08, 08/09, 09/10
2010 - 2020: 10/11, 11/12, 12/13, 13/14, 14/15, 15/16, 16/17, 17/18, 18/19