- The University of New England Nor'Easters leave the conference for the Commonwealth Coast Conference
- The league added the Daniel Webster Eagles who were and independent team for 2015-16. However, the school is facing the possiblity of closure as the land the school is located on is owned by an entity that has filed for bankruptcy protection and the land may end up being sold to Southern New Hampshire University.
|Babson Beavers||Wellesley, MA||Babson Skating Center|
|Castleton State Spartans||Castleton, VT||Spartan Arena|
|New England Pilgrims||Henniker NH||Lee Clement Arena|
|Norwich Cadets||Northfield, VY||Kreitzberg Arena|
|Skidmore Thoroughbreds||Saratoga Springs, NY||Saratoga Springs Ice Rink|
|St. Anselm Hawks||Goffstown, NH||Sullivan Arena|
|St. Michael's Purple Knights||Colchester, VT||C. Douglas Cairns Recreation Arena|
|Daniel Webster Eagles||Nashua, NH||Conway Arena|
|Southern Maine Huskies||Gorham, ME||USM Ice Arena|
|Massachusetts-Boston Beacons||Boston MA||Beacons Ice Arena|
To be added upon completion of the regular season
Post Season TournamentEdit
All eight of the Division III teams qualify for the tournament. St. Anselm and St. Michael's participate in the Northeast-10 conference tournament as they are members of that conference in all other sports. Tournament is single elimination. Tournament winner earns the conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. All games are played at the higher seeds arena.