1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
1. Kazakhstan U20 7 6 1 0 - - 39 15 24 13 Promoted
2. Latvia U20 7 5 1 1 - - 28 19 9 11 -
3. France U20 7 4 2 1 - - 22 16 6 10 -
4. Norway U20 7 2 3 2 - - 33 23 10 7 -
5. Ukraine U20 7 3 1 3 - - 26 18 8 7 -
6. Japan U20 7 2 2 3 - - 24 17 7 6 -
7. Hungary U20 7 1 0 6 - - 14 44 -30 2 -
8. Italy U20 7 0 0 7 - - 12 46 -34 0 Relegated

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