This is the 2016-17 Prince Edward Island Junior C Hockey League season. This was the league's 7th season under this name 25th season overall.
At the year end meeting held in April 2016, the league announced that it approved the return of a team to be based in Summerside (Summerside Red Wings). At the same meeting the other six teams all announced their intention to return. The Summerside team stated their intent to play at the Plex at Slemon Park. The league also stated it had several other applications that they were holding off taking action on until a later meeting. As of September 11th the league has not posted a schedule or announced any further action on any other new members.
The Morell Flyers announced they were folding on January 2, 2017. The league revised its' schedule so that each team will play 26 games. The first home and away game against Morell count in the standings. The league deleted any other games beyond that for Morell and their opponents. The team ended up with an official record of 3-8-1 with 50 goals scored and 98 allowed.
The playoff format was modified to the following: quarterfinals best of five with 3 vs 6 and 4 vs 5 with 1 and 2 receiving byes, the semifinals best of five and the final best of 7.
|Downeast Sabres||Belfast||Belfast Recreation Centre|
|Morell Flyers||Morell||Morell Commuity Rink|
|North River Flames||Cornwall||APM Centre|
|Sherwood Metros||Sherwood||Cody Banks Arena|
|South Side Lynx||Crapaud||South Shore Actiplex|
|Summerside Red Wings||Summerside||The Plex|
|Tignish Aces||Tignish||Tingish Centennial Arena|
To be added upon completion of the regular season
To be determined