1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
Group A
1. Japan 3 2 1 0 - - 11 3 8 5 -
2. Estonia 3 1 2 0 - - 18 12 6 4 -
3. Hungary 3 1 1 1 - - 11 11 0 3 -
4. Lithuania 3 0 0 3 - - 5 19 -14 0 -
Group B
1. Ukraine 3 3 0 0 - - 17 3 14 6 -
2. Slovenia 3 2 0 1 - - 18 4 14 4 -
3. Romania 3 1 0 2 - - 6 17 -11 2 -
4. China 3 0 0 3 - - 7 24 -17 0 -
Medal Round
1. Ukraine 3 2 1 0 - - 7 5 2 5 Promoted
2. Slovenia 3 1 1 1 - - 9 7 2 3 Promoted
3. Estonia 3 0 2 1 - - 6 7 -1 2 Promoted
4. Japan 3 0 2 1 - - 5 8 -3 2 -
Relegation Round
1. Romania 3 3 0 0 - - 15 8 7 6 -
2. Hungary 3 2 0 1 - - 12 5 7 4 -
3. China 3 1 0 2 - - 14 16 -2 2 -
4. Lithuania 3 0 0 3 - - 6 18 -12 0 -

Seasons

1950 - 1960: 59/60
1960 - 1970: 60/61, 61/62, 62/63, 63/64, 64/65, 65/66, 66/67, 68/69, 69/70
1970 - 1980: 70/71, 71/72, 72/73, 73/74, 74/75, 75/76, 76/77, 77/78, 78/79
1980 - 1990: 80/81, 81/82, 82/83, 84/85, 85/86, 86/87, 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