The Nor-West Hockey League (NWHL) was a Senior Hockey League operating in the Canadian province of Manitoba, under the sanction of the Hockey Manitoba, and in affiliation with Hockey Canada. 1996-97 was the League only season, as three teams joined the Yellowhead Hockey League for the following season.
|3||Swan Valley Axemen||18||7||11||0||14|
|4||Roblin North Stars||18||5||13||0||10|
Note: Russell withdrew Jan. 10 and games involving Russell were erased from League records
- Semi Finals