This is the 2015-16 Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League season. This is the league's 58 season dating back to it founding as the Eastern Ontario League. The league champion competes in the 2016 Clarence Schmalz Cup.
This would be the league's final season under this identity as a major consolidation which had been In the works since 2014, in the spring of 2016 it was announced that the eight Junior C leagues of the Ontario Hockey Association would merge for the 2016-17 season to create the Provincial Junior Hockey League. The union was in an effort to streamline rules across the classification and to promote growth and development.
|Alvinston Flyers||Alvinston||1988||Brooke, Alvinston, Inwood Community Centre|
|Amherstburg Admirals||Kingsville||1987||United Communities Credit Union Complex|
|Blenheim Blades||Blenheim||1968||Blenheim Community & Recreation Centre|
|Dresden Jr. Kings||Dresden||1959||Lambton-Kent Memorial Arena|
|Essex 73's||Essex||1973||Essex Centre Sports Complex|
|Lakeshore Canadiens||Belle River||1978||Belle River District Community Centre|
|Mooretown Flags||Mooretown||1971||Mooretown Sports Complex|
|Wallaceburg Lakers||Wallaceburg||1972||Wallaceburg Memorial Arena|
|Wheatley Sharks||Wheatley||1995||Wheatley Area Arena|
|Dresden Jr. Kings||40||16||19||3||2||-||158||162||699||37|
The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs. Teams are re-seeded after the quarterfinals. All series are best-of-seven.
- Essex 73's defeated Alvinston Flyers 4 games to none (9-0, 6-0, 6-0, 6-1)
- Bleinheim Blades defeated Alvinston Kings 4 games to 2 (2-0, 3-4, 6-5 (2ot), 5-7, 3-1, 4-2)
- Amherstburg Admirals defeated Wheatley Sharks 4 games to none (7-1, 7-0, 5-4 (ot), 5-2)
- Mooretown Flags defeated Lakeshore Canadiens 4 games to 3 (2-3(ot), 4-5, 5-3, 4-2, 3-2, 3-4, 8-3)
- Essex 73's defeated Mooretown Flags 4 games to none (2-1, 4-1, 8-1, 6-2)
- Amherstburg Admirals defeated Bleinheim Blades 4 games to 2 (3-4 (ot), 5-2, 1-5, 4-3 (ot), 5-0, 4-1)
- Essex 73's defeated Amherstburg Admirals 4 games to 3 (5-2, 1-3, 2-3 (ot), 2-1, 3-1, 2-3 (ot), 5-4)