This is the 2017-18 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Women's hockey season.
- On June 14, 2016; the conference announced that they were adding the women's programs for the Aurora Spartans and Northland Lumberjills to match the men's programs and that Trine University would be added to the conference in men's and women's ice hockey when they begin Division III play. All four teams will join conference play for the 2017-18 season
|Northern Collegiate Hockey Association||Overall Record|
|Lake Forest Foresters||18||15||3||0||110||21||30||29||20||9||0||145||48|
|St. Scholastica Saints||18||13||3||2||66||36||28||28||16||7||5||90||65|
|St. Norbert Green Knights||18||9||6||3||53||37||21||27||9||14||4||59||72|
Slaats Cup Tournament
The top six teams qualify for the playoffs. The top seed plays the six seed, 2 plays 5 and 3 plays four in the first to three point quarterfinals. A mini game will be played if the series is tied. The highest seeded quarterfinal winner advances to the final and the other two quarterfinal winners meet in a single game semifinal with the winner meeting the highest seeded team in the tournament championship. The semifinal and final rounds are held at the rink of the highest seeded quarterfinal winner. The conference tournament champion earns the conference's automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Tournament.
- Adrian Bulldogs defeated Marian Sabres 4 points to none
- Lake Forest Foresters defeated St. Norbert Green Knights 4 points to none
- St. Scholastica Saints defeated Concordia Falcons 3 points to 1