This is the 2016-17 ECAC Women's Ice Hockey season.  This is the league's 14th season.

Membership Changes[edit | edit source]

none

Membership[edit | edit source]

Institution Location Nickname Arena
Brown University Providence, Rhode Island Bears Meehan Auditorium
Clarkson University Potsdam, New York Golden Knights Cheel Arena
Colgate University Hamilton, New York Raiders

Starr Rink

Cornell University Ithaca, New York Big Red Lynah Rink
Dartmouth College Hanover, New Hampshire Big Green Thompson Arena
Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts Crimson Bright Hockey Center
Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey Tigers Hobey Baker Memorial Rink
Quinnipiac University Hamden, Connecticut Bobcats TD Bank Sports Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, New York Engineers Houston Field House
St. Lawrence University Canton, New York Saints Appleton Arena
Union College Schenectady, New York Dutchmen Achilles Rink
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut Bulldogs Ingalls Rink

Standings[edit | edit source]

ECAC Overall Record
Team GP W L T GF GA Pts GP W L T GF GA
Clarkson Golden Knights 22 19 1 2 91 32 40 41 32 4 5 146 63
St. Lawrence Saints 22 16 3 3 75 30 35 36 26 6 4 115 58
Cornell Big Red 22 13 4 5 56 36 31 34 20 9 5 82 57
Princeton Tigers 22 14 6 2 69 33 30 33 20 10 3 104 63
Quinnipiac Bobcats 22 13 6 3 64 28 29 37 21 10 6 94 51
Colgate Raiders 22 13 8 1 59 47 27 36 22 11 3 105 73
Yale Bulldogs 22 8 12 2 46 58 18 31 10 17 4 69 83
Rensselaer Engineers 22 7 14 1 39 73 15 36 10 24 2 62 117
Harvard Crimson 22 5 13 4 37 51 14 29 5 19 5 52 77
Brown Bears 22 5 17 0 33 98 10 29 7 22 0 56 126
Dartmouth Big Green 22 5 17 0 27 56 10 28 7 21 0 38 73
Union Dutchwomen 22 2 19 1 21 75 5 34 5 28 1 38 111

Conference Tournament[edit | edit source]

Format[edit | edit source]

The top eight teams qualify for the conference tournament with the top four teams hosting quarterfinal best-of-three series. The semfinal and final rounds of the conference tournament are single elimination. The tournament winner will earn the conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

  • Clarkson defeated RPI 2 games to none
  • St. Lawrence defeated Yale 2 games to none
  • Cornell defeated Colgate 2 games to none
  • Princeton defeated Quinnipiac 2 games to 1

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

  • Clarkson defeated Princeton 4-0
  • Cornell defeated St. Lawrence 3-1

Final[edit | edit source]

  • Clarkson defeated Cornell 1-0

2017 ECAC Women's champs Clarkson Golden Knights

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