This is the 2016-17 Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference Men's hockey season.

Membership Changes[edit | edit source]

  • none
  • In October 2016 the Worcester State Lancers announced they would be moving to the Worcester Sports Center when it opens for the 2017-18 season.  This will give the program a permanent home closer to campus and a dedicated facility for practice and games.

Membership[edit | edit source]

Team Location Arena
Fitchburg State Falcons Fitchburg, Massachusetts Wallace Civic Center
Framingham State Rams Framingham, Massachusetts Loring Arena
Plymouth State Panthers Plymouth, New Hampshire Hanaway Rink
Salem State Vikings Salem, Massachusetts Rockett Arena
Mass-Dartmouth Corsairs Dartmouth, Massachusetts Hetland Arena
Westfield State Owls Westfield, Massachusetts Amelia Park Ice Arena
Worcester State Lancers Worcester, Massachusetts Hart Center (Holy Cross)

Standings[edit | edit source]

Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference Overall Record
Team GP W L T GF GA Pts GP W L T GF GA
Plymouth State Panthers 18 16 1 1 80 32 33 27 19 6 2 113 62
Salem State Vikings 18 12 4 2 69 49 26 28 15 10 3 88 91
Mass-Dartmouth Corsairs 18 12 6 0 71 56 24 26 17 9 0 98 85
Fitchburg State Falcons 18 7 10 1 52 58 15 27 11 15 1 76 98
Worcester State Lancers 18 6 10 2 48 53 14 26 9 14 3 70 76
Westfield State Owls 18 6 12 0 56 64 12 26 11 15 0 83 77
Framingham State Rams 18 1 17 0 26 90 2 25 2 23 0 45 132

Conference Tournament[edit | edit source]

Format[edit | edit source]

The top six teams qualify for the single elimination tournament.  The top two seeds get a bye to the semifinal round.  The 3rd seed plays the 6th seed and the 4th seed plays the 5th seed in the quarterfinal round.  The top seed plays the lower seeded quarterfinal winner and the second seed plays the higher seeded quarterfinal round winner.  The semifinal winners meet for the conference championship and the conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

Final[edit | edit source]

2017 MASCAC champions Salem State Vikings

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