This is the 2016-17 State University of New York Athletic Conference Men's hockey season.
|Brockport Golden Eagles||Brockport, NY||Tuttle North Ice Arena|
|Buffalo State Bengals||Buffalo, NY||Buffalo State Sports Complex Ice Arena|
|Cortland Red Dragons||Cortland, NY||Alumni Ice Arena|
|Fredonia Blue Devils||Fredonia, NY||Steele Hall Ice Arena|
|Geneseo Ice Knights||Genesco, NY||Wilson Ice Arena|
|Morrisville Mustangs||Morrisville, NY||Morrisville State IcePlex|
|Oswego Great Lakers||Oswego, NY||Marano Campus Center Arena|
|Plattsburgh Cardinals||Plattsburgh, NY||Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena|
|Potsdam Bears||Potsdam, NY||Maxci Ice Arena|
To be added upon completion of the regular season
The top six team qualify for the single elimation tournament. The 3rd seed plays the 6th seed and the 4th seed plays the 5th seed in the first round. The top seed plays the lower seeded first round winner and the 2nd seed plays the higher seeded first round winner. The semifinal winners meet in the conference final. The conference champion also earns the conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.