This is the 1997 tournament for the University Cup, the CIAU Canadian university championship. The semi-final games were held at Varsity Arena and the final was played at the Maple Leaf Gardens. It was a 4-team single knockout format. This was the final season for this format.
- Canada West: Alberta Golden Bears
- Ontario: Guelph Gryphons
- Atlantic: New Brunswick Varsity Reds
- Ontario Finalist/Quebec: York Yeomen
- Saturday, March 15: Guelph 4 York 2
- Saturday, March 15: New Brunswick 4 Alberta 3
- Monday, March 17: Guelph 4 New Brunswick 2