This is the 1998-99 ECAC West Men's Ice Hockey season.
- Manhattanville Valiants appear to have been a member of the conference but they may not have played this season.
- Canisius Golden Griffins (joined MAAC) and Niagara Purple Eagles (joined College Hockey America) both leave the conference to become Division I programs
|Conference Standings||Overall Record|
|Elmira Soaring Eagles||6||4||1||1||37||20||9||26||16||8||2||152||93|
- RIT defeated Hobart
- Mercyhurst defeated Elmira 7-4
- RIT defeated Mercyhurst