This is the 2001-02 Northern Pacific Hockey League season. This was the league's second season. The league played as a Tier III Junior B for its first seven seasons.
The league lost the following teams from the previous season:
- Alaska Arctic Ice (based in Anchorage)
- Fairbanks Ice Dogs (already had a team in the America West Hockey League)
- Yukon Claimjumpers (based in Whitehorse)
The league added the following teams:
- Kootenai Colts (based in Coeur d'Alene, ID)
- Tri-City Titans (based in Pasco, Washington)
The following teams remained in the league the previous season:
- Portland Pioneers
- Eugene Thunder
- Puget Sound Kings (based in Tacoma, WA)
- Liberty Lake Lumberjacks
The only reason I have even this much information is Ralph Slate's hockeydb.com website.