This is the 2016-17 Chinook Hockey League season. This is the league's 48th season.
For the third straight season the league is having a pre-season classic. It is being hosted by the Innisfail Eagles who also hosted the previous two year's event. The event is scheduled for Sepetember 30, October 1st and 2nd at the Twin Arenas in Innisfail.
- The Bentley Generals relocated to Lacombe, Alberta and are renamed the Lacombe Generals
- After joining the league and then withdrawing prior to the 2015-16 season, the Rosetown Red Wings join the league for the regular season only. The team will be Saskatchewan's representative at the Rathgaber Cup against the Manitoba champion.
|Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs||Fort Saskatchewan||Jubilee Recreation Centre|
|Innisfail Eagles||Innisfail||Innisfail Twin Arena|
|Lacombe Generals||Lacombe||Barnett Arena|
|Rosetown Red Wings||Rosetown, SK||Rosetown Sports Centre|
|Stony Plain Eagles||Stony Plain||Centennial Arena|
To be added upon completion of the regular season
The four Alberta based teams will compete in two best-of-seven rounds to determine the league champion which doubles as the provincial AAA championship. The playoff champion earns a spot in the McKenzie Cup against the British Columbia champion for the region's spot in the 2017 Allan Cup being held in Bouctouche, New Brunswick.