- 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 closing as the land the school was owned and was opaerated by ITT Technical Instituteon, an entity that has filed for bankruptcy protection and the land was sold at auction to Southern New Hampshire University. The school would end up not joining the conference as the school was being absorbed by Southern New Hampshire University.
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.