The "Original 4" referrs to the four teams that were formed prior to Season 1 of the BDL. These teams competed against each other for the first three seasons of the BDL, until the expansion to six teams prior to Season 4. The following teams were part of the Original 4:
Of these four teams, only the Pucktards directly carried over from the Trial Season, although the team was forced to re-draft players when the league reset before Season 1. Also, The Internationals were the natrual continuation of Team AvsJen, since GM AvsJen remained in the league and established the Internationals after the reset.