This is the 2015-16 Northeast-10 Men's hockey season.
The conference championship game originally scheduled for February 27th was postponed due to a mumps outbreak on the campus of St. Anselm College, including members of the men's hockey team. The school along with the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services was working to deal with the situation. The game was announced as being cancelled on March 1st as both schools involved were on spring break thought March 13th. The schools and the conference announced that the game would not rescheduled. As part of the release the following statement was included:
"Current Conference policy addresses situations for all championships that have played at least one round and where unforeseen events necessitate cancellation of any subsequent round. That policy indicates the highest remaining seed will be declared the tournament champion. Stonehill College, by virtue of its regular season title and subsequent victory in the Feb. 20 semifinal, will be declared the 2016 champion."
On February 13, 2016 the administration of Franklin Pierce University cancelled the balance of the men's hockey team season due to what was called a "hazing incident". The team had three games remaining on the schedule
|Assumption Greyhounds||Worcester, MA||Buffone Arena|
|Franklin Pierce Ravens||Rindge, NH||Jason Ritchie Ice Arena|
|Southern New Hampshire Penmen||Manchester, NH||Ice Den Arena|
|St. Anselm Hawks||Goffstown, NH||Sullivan Arena|
|St. Michael's Purple Knights||Colchester, VT||C. Douglas Cairns Recreation Arena|
|Stonehill Skyhawks||Easton, MA||Foxboro Sports Center|
|ECAC Northeast||Overall Record|
|Saint Anselm Hawks||5||4||1||0||21||12||8||26||12||11||3||72||64|
|Southern New Hampshire Penmen||11||4||3||4||34||30||5||26||8||14||4||73||99|
|St. Michael's Purple Knights||5||2||3||0||12||20||4||24||6||18||0||51||105|
|Franklin Pierce Ravens||8||0||5||3||13||29||0||22||4||15||3||45||84|
The schedule shall feature eleven (11) games. Each school shall play three regular season conference games against each of the schools that sponsor ice hockey except Saint Anselm and Saint Michael’s. Saint Anselm and Saint Michael’s will play one (1) game against each conference opponent. Assumption, Franklin Pierce, Southern New Hampshire and Stonehill will play a three game series against each other.
Each conference matchup will be worth two points. If teams are playing each other once, the winner will receive two points in the standings. If teams are playing each other three times, points will be distributed according to success in the matchup. If a team wins at least two out of the three games, that team will receive two points in the standings. If the series ends at 1-1-1, each team will receive one point in the standings. If the series ends at 0-0-3, each team will receive one point in the standings.
- Saint Anselm defeated Southern New Hampshire 8-4
- Stonehill defeated Assumption 3-0
- Stonehill vs Saint Anselm Game cancelled Stonehill declared champion according to conference policy. (see note at top of page)