This is the 2009-10 ECAC East Women's season.
- MIT Engineers leave the conference as the school drops women's ice hockey
|Holy Cross Crusaders||19||15||2||2||81||27||32||26||20||4||2||105||42|
|Saint Anselm Hawks||19||12||6||1||81||30||25||27||15||11||1||97||57|
|Salve Regina Seahawks||19||10||6||3||53||51||23||26||13||10||3||66||69|
|New England College Pilgrims||19||8||9||2||52||38||18||28||12||13||3||66||56|
|Southern Maine Huskies||19||9||10||0||64||48||18||26||11||13||2||83||71|
|Castleton State Spartans||19||5||13||1||34||75||11||26||5||20||1||40||107|
|St. Michael's Purple Knights||19||1||17||1||32||82||3||25||3||20||2||50||102|
|Plymouth State Panthers||19||0||19||0||14||183||0||24||0||24||0||17||222|
- Mass-Boston Beacons defeated Southern Maine Huskies 6-2
- New England College Pilgrims defeated Salve Regina Seahawks 5-2
- Norwich Cadets defeated Castleton Spartans 5-1
- Manhattanville Valiants defeated Nichols Bison 11-1
- New England College Pilgrims defeated Manhattanville Valiants 2-1
- Norwich Cadets defeated Mass-Boston Beacons 2-1
The Norwich Cadets earned the conference bid to the 2010 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Tournament where they defeated the Plattsburgh Cardinals 3-2 in the quaterfinals, defeated Elmira Soaring Eagles 3-2 in the semifinals and then defeated Amherst Lord Jeffs 7-2 in the final to win the national championship.
The conference has several non-Division III members who are ineligible for the post season. The conference staged a separate tournament for those teams plus the lone Division I women's independent Sacred Heart Pioneers.
- Holy Cross Crusaders defeated St. Michael's Purple Knights 5-2
- Saint Anselm Hawks defeated Sacred Heart Pioneers 7-6 (ot)
- Sacred Heart Pioneers defeated St. Michael's Purple Knights the teams were tied 3-3 after regulation and a five minute overtime. Sacred Heart won the shootout 3-2 in 7 rounds