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The 1996-97 WPHL season was the inaugural season of the Western Professional Hockey League. The leagues first season consisted of six teams in the American Southwest. The inaugural francises were placed in: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Amarillo, Texas, Austin, Texas, Belton, Texas, El Paso, Texas and Waco, Texas. The 6 teams played 64 games each in the schedule. The New Mexico Scorpions finished first overall in the regular season. The El Paso Buzzards won the first President's Cup championship.
Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L= Loses; OTL = Overtime loses; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points; Green shade = Clinched playoff spot
|Western Professional Hockey League||GP||W||L||OTL||Pts||GF||GA|
|New Mexico Scorpions||64||42||20||2||86||323||258|
|Austin Ice Bats||64||35||22||7||77||271||249|
|El Paso Buzzards||64||33||23||8||74||284||272|
|Central Texas Stampede||64||35||27||2||72||284||272|
President's Cup PlayoffsEdit
|President's Cup Semifinals||President's Cup Finals|
All stats from Internet Hockey Database
|1996-97 · 1997-98 · 1998-99 · 1999-00 · 2000-01|