League Information and Facts
1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
Final Olympic Qualification - Group A
1. Germany 3 2 1 0 - - 11 7 4 5 Qualification
2. Slovakia 3 1 1 1 - - 9 7 2 3 Qualification
3. Switzerland 3 1 1 1 - - 6 8 -2 3 Qualification loss
4. Ukraine 3 0 1 2 - - 6 10 -4 1 -
Final Olympic Qualification - Group B
1. Belarus 3 1 2 0 - - 12 8 4 4 Qualification
2. Kazakhstan 1 1 2 0 - - 11 8 3 4 Qualification
3. Austria 3 1 0 2 - - 7 11 -4 2 Qualification
4. Norway 3 0 2 1 - - 6 9 -3 2 -
Pre-Qualification Group A
1. Switzerland 8 6 2 0 - - 42 14 28 14 Promoted
2. Great Britain 8 5 3 0 - - 31 15 16 13 -
3. Denmark 8 3 1 4 - - 23 28 -5 7 -
4. Slovenia 8 3 0 5 - - 32 24 8 6 -
5. Netherlands 8 0 0 8 - - 8 55 -47 0 -
Pre-Qualification Group B
1. Ukraine 4 3 1 0 - - 51 3 48 7 Promoted
2. Poland 4 3 1 0 - - 36 8 28 7 -
3. Romania 4 2 0 2 - - 19 22 -3 4 -
4. Bulgaria 4 1 0 3 - - 7 40 -33 2 -
5. Yugoslavia 4 0 0 4 - - 8 48 -40 0 -
Pre-Qualification Group C
1. Belarus 4 4 0 0 - - 54 4 50 8 Promoted
2. Latvia 4 3 0 1 - - 53 6 47 6 -
3. Hungary 4 2 0 2 - - 19 31 -12 4 -
4. Estonia 4 1 0 3 - - 14 41 -27 2 -
5. Lithuania 4 0 0 4 - - 8 66 -58 0 -

Seasons

1980 - 1990: 82/83, 86/87
1990 - 2000: 90/91, 93/94, 95/96, 96/97, 99/00
2000 - 2010: 00/01, 04/05, 08/09
2010 - 2020: 12/13, 15/16, 16/17