One of the Earliest United States Hockey League, outside of the Amercian Hockey Association.

The 1896–97 WPHL season was the first season of championship hockey of Pittsburgh's Western Pennsylvania Hockey League. The season opened on November 17, 1896 and was well underway when brought to an end by the destruction of fire of the league's facility, the Schenley Park Casino ice rink on December 17, 1896.

Final standings

Team W L
Pittsburgh AC 3 1 .750
Western University 3 2 .600
Duquesne C&A 2 3 .400
Pittsburgh 1 3 .250

found this at this website–97_WPHL_season

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