This is the 2016-17 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Women's hockey season.
On June 14, 2016; the conference announced that they were adding the women's programs for the Aurora Spartans and Northland Lumberjills to match the men's programs and that Trine University would be added to the conference in men's and women's ice hockey when they begin Division III play. All four teams will join conference play for the 2017-18 season
|Northern Collegiate Hockey Association||Overall Record|
|Lake Forest Foresters||18||14||3||1||73||32||29||28||21||6||1||108||50|
|St. Scholastica Saints||18||10||6||2||59||45||22||27||14||11||2||77||68|
|St. Norbert Green Knights||18||4||13||1||24||44||9||25||6||18||1||37||59|
Slaats Cup Playoffs (Conference Tournament)Edit
The top four seeds qualify for the single elimination conference tournament. The #1 seed hosts the #4 seed and #2 host #3. The semifinal winners meet at the higher seeds rink for the conference championship. The winner is awarded the Slaats Cup and advances to the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Tournament.
- Adrian Bulldogs defeated Marian Sabres 5-1
- Lake Forest Foresters defeated St. Scholastica Saints 2-0