This is the 2016-17 Prairie Junior Hockey League season. This was the league's 11th season under this name. The league was previously known as the South Saskatchewan Junior B Hockey League from its founding in 1992 until merging with the North Saskatchewan Junior B Hockey League in 2007 and taking its present name.
- The Ochapowace Thunder are taking a one-year leave of absence
- The Tri-Town Thunder were renamed the Carrot River Outback Thunder
- The Prince Albert Ice Hawks were renamed the Prince Albert Titans
|On Leave for 2016-17|
|Ochapowace Thunder||Whitewood||Chief Denton George Memorial Multiplex||founded 2008|
To be added upon completion of the regular season
The top four teams from each division plus two wild card teams qualify for the playoffs; match ups for rounds 1 and 2 to be determined by points.
The playoff champion advances to the 2017 Keystone Cup which is being held in Arborg, Manitoba and being hosted by the Arborg Ice Dawgs of the Keystone Junior Hockey League. The Keystone Cup is the Western Canada Junior B Championship.