1996–97 Elitserien season

The 1996–97 Elitserien season was the 22nd season of the Elitserien, the top level of ice hockey in Sweden. 12 teams participated in the league, and Färjestads BK won the championship.

1996–97 Elitserien season
LeagueSweden Elitserien
SportIce hockey
Duration17 September 1996 – 9 March 1997
Regular season
League ChampionLeksands IF
Season MVPJörgen Jönsson (FBK)
Top scorerJuha Riihijärvi (MIF)
Playoffs
Finals championsFärjestads BK
  Runners-upLuleå HF
SHL seasons

StandingsEdit

Club GP W T L GF GA Pts
1. Leksands IF 50 28 7 15 166 132 63
2. Luleå HF 50 26 8 16 150 121 60
3. Färjestads BK 50 26 8 16 148 132 60
4. Djurgårdens IF 50 27 5 18 186 135 59
5. AIK 50 23 10 17 149 131 56
6. HV 71 Jönköping 50 22 9 19 178 159 53
7. Västra Frölunda 50 17 17 16 134 133 51
8 Malmö IF 50 20 10 20 171 154 50
9. Brynäs IF 50 21 8 21 155 144 50
10. Modo Hockey 50 17 6 27 136 167 40
11. Södertälje SK 50 15 7 28 122 179 37
12. Västerås IK 50 5 11 34 133 241 21

PlayoffsEdit

Quarterfinal Semifinal Finale
         
1 Leksands IF 3
8 Malmö IF 1
1 Leksands IF 2
3 Färjestads BK 3
3 Färjestads BK 3
6 HV 71 Jönköping 2
3 Färjestads BK 3
2 Luleå HF 1
4 Djurgårdens IF 1
5 AIK 3
5 AIK 0
2 Luleå HF 3
2 Luleå HF 3
7 Västra Frölunda 0

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