This is the 2015-16 Central West Senior Hockey League season. This is the league's second season. The league was formed in June of 2014 when the founding members withdrew from the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League.
By virtue of winning the Herder Memorial Trophy for the 2014-15 season; the Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts will be the province's representative at the Atlantic Regional qualifier for the 2016 Allan Cup.
- The Conception Bay North Cee Bee Stars join the league after being left out of the league (and the Avalon East Senior Hockey League) for the 2014-15 season when the NSHL disbanded in 2014.
|Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts||22||15||6||-||1||-||98||72||276||31|
|Corner Brook Royals||22||12||10||-||0||-||87||88||438||24|
note: OTL column includes shootout losses
Due to a severe storm hitting the area the final weekend of games were cancelled and not made up.
The playoff champion advances to the 2016 Herder Memorial Trophy which will determine the province's representative for the Atlantic regional championship for qualification for the 2017 Allan Cup which will be held in Kenora, Ontario. The tournament will have the two league champions play a best-of-five series to determine the winner. The champion of the NLSAHL will host games one and two on March 19 and 20, 2016. The Avalon East League champion will host game 3 on March 25th and if needed games 4 and 5 on March 26 and 27. The release announcing the playoff also stated that "The Avalon East winning team will be permitted six (6) strenthening players from their own league for Herder competetion."
The first place team plays the forth place team and the second place team plays the third place team in best-of-seven series. The semifinal winners meet in a best-of-seven series to determine the league champion.
- Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts defeated Gander Flyers 4 games to 1 (6-2, 8-1, 3-4, 5-2, 6-0)
- Corner Brook Royals defeated Clarenville Caribous 4 games to 3 (2-7, 3-1, 3-2, 5-4, 3-4, 2-3, 2-0)