League Information and Facts
1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
1. Portland Winter Hawks 72 46 5 21 - - 300 196 104 97 Conference QF loss
2. Lethbridge Hurricanes 72 47 3 22 - - 342 248 94 97 Champion
3. Brandon Wheat Kings 72 47 1 24 - - 339 208 131 95 Conference QF loss
4. Swift Current Broncos 72 44 5 23 - - 336 243 93 93 Conference SF loss
5. Red Deer Rebels 72 43 3 26 - - 317 297 20 89 Conference Final loss
6. Regina Pats 72 42 3 27 - - 326 259 67 87 Conference QF loss
7. Seattle Thunderbirds 72 41 4 27 - - 311 249 62 86 Final loss
8. Moose Jaw Warriors 72 36 7 29 - - 278 240 38 79 Conference SF loss
9. Medicine Hat Tigers 72 39 1 32 - - 270 278 -8 79 Conference QF loss
10. Spokane Chiefs 72 35 4 33 - - 260 235 25 74 Conference SF loss
11. Kelowna Rockets 72 35 2 35 - - 298 314 -16 72 Conference QF loss
12. Prince Albert Raiders 72 29 9 34 - - 235 262 -27 67 Conference QF loss
13. Kamloops Blazers 72 28 7 37 - - 256 285 -29 63 Conference QF loss
14. Prince George Cougars 72 28 5 39 - - 238 287 -49 61 Conference Final loss
15. Tri-City Americans 72 22 7 43 - - 225 288 -63 51 Did not make playoffs
16. Saskatoon Blades 72 18 6 48 - - 227 344 -117 42 Did not make playoffs
17. Calgary Hitmen 72 15 4 53 - - 199 360 -161 34 Did not make playoffs
18. Edmonton Ice 72 14 2 56 - - 231 395 -164 30 Did not make playoffs

Seasons

1970 - 1980: 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