1996–97 Vysshaya Liga season

The 1996–97 Vysshaya Liga season was the fifth season of the Vysshaya Liga, the second level of ice hockey in Russia. 17 teams participated in the league. CSKA Moscow won the Western Conference, and Metchel Chelyabinsk won the Eastern Conference. UralAZ Miass won the Cup competition.

First roundEdit

Western ConferenceEdit

Club GP W T L GF GA Pts
1. HC CSKA Moscow 32 24 3 5 143 59 51
2. HC Lipetsk 32 23 2 7 140 67 48
3. HC Voronezh 32 20 4 8 112 65 44
4. Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 32 19 4 9 115 82 42
5. Avangard Tambov 32 12 2 18 68 119 26
6. Motor Zavolzhye 32 10 5 17 75 110 25
7 Izhorets St. Petersburg 32 9 4 19 62 103 22
8. Khimik Engels 32 7 7 18 74 107 21
9. Gornyak Olenogorsk 32 3 3 26 50 127 9

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Club GP W T L GF GA Pts
1. Mechel Chelyabinsk 28 21 2 5 112 61 44
2. Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk 28 20 1 7 148 77 41
3. Neftyanik Almetyevsk 28 17 4 7 92 64 38
4. UralAZ Miass 28 17 2 9 110 63 36
5. Kedr Novouralsk 28 8 4 16 70 110 20
6. Progress Glazov 28 6 4 18 52 117 16
7 Izhstal Izhevsk 28 6 3 19 67 116 15
8. Metallurg Serov 28 6 2 20 66 109 14

Second roundEdit

Western ConferenceEdit

Club GP W T L GF GA Pts
1. HC Voronezh 52 34 5 13 185 98 73
2. Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 52 31 8 13 182 120 70
3. Motor Zavolzhye 52 16 11 25 129 166 43
4. Izhorets St. Petersburg 52 16 9 27 115 156 41
5. Avangard Tambov 52 18 2 32 105 201 38
6. Khimik Engels 52 12 9 31 106 178 33

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Club GP W T L GF GA Pts
1. UralAZ Miass 48 32 4 12 205 116 68
2. Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk 48 32 3 13 217 128 67
3. Metallurg Serov 48 15 5 28 124 162 35
4. Kedr Novouralsk 48 15 5 28 119 192 35
5. Izhstal Izhevsk 48 14 7 27 135 168 35
6. Progress Glazov 48 8 6 34 99 222 22

CupEdit

First round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
            
O1 UralAZ Miass
O1 UralAZ Miass 2
PL Yantar Seversk 0
PL Yantar Seversk 2
O6 Progress Glazov 0
O1 UralAZ Miass 2
PL Progress Solikamsk 1
O4 Kedr Novouralsk 0
PL Progress Solikamsk 2
PL Progress Solikamsk 2
O3 Metallurg Serov 0
O3 Metallurg Serov 2
O5 Izhstal Izhevsk 0
O1 UralAZ Miass 3
W2 Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 1
W1 HC Voronezh
W1 HC Voronezh 2
PL Avangard Tambov 0
W5 Avangard Tambov 2
W4 Izhorets St. Petersburg 0
W1 HC Voronezh 2
W2 Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 0
PL Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod II 0
W2 Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 2
W2 Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk 2
W3 Motor Zavolzhye 0
W3 Motor Zavolzhye 2
PL Lada Togliatti II 1

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