1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
Eastern Conference
1. Mechel Chelyabinsk 28 21 2 5 - - 112 61 51 44 Promoted
2. Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk 28 20 1 7 - - 148 77 71 41 -
3. Neftyanik Almetievsk 28 17 4 7 - - 92 64 28 38 -
4. UralAZ Miass 28 17 2 9 - - 110 63 47 36 -
5. Kedr Novouralsk 28 8 4 16 - - 70 110 -40 20 -
6. Progress Glazov 28 6 4 18 - - 52 117 -65 16 -
7. Izhstal Izhevsk 28 6 3 19 - - 67 116 -49 15 -
8. Metallurg Serov 28 6 2 20 - - 66 109 -43 14 -
Western Conference
1. CSKA Moskva 32 24 3 5 - - 143 59 84 51 Promoted
2. HK Lipetsk 32 23 2 7 - - 140 67 73 48 -
3. HK Voronezh 32 20 4 8 - - 112 65 47 44 -
4. Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 32 19 4 9 - - 115 82 33 42 -
5. Avangard Tambov 32 12 2 18 - - 68 119 -51 26 -
6. Motor Zavolzhye 32 10 5 17 - - 75 110 -35 25 -
7. Izhorets St. Petersburg 32 9 4 19 - - 62 103 -41 22 -
8. Khimik Engels 32 7 7 18 - - 74 107 -33 21 -
9. Gornyak Olenogorsk 32 3 3 26 - - 50 127 -77 9 -

Seasons

1940 - 1950: 47/48
1980 - 1990: 83/84, 84/85, 85/86, 86/87
1990 - 2000: 90/91, 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