The Western Connecticut Colonials are a men's ice hockey team representing Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut. The team was scheduled to join the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference for the 2017-18 season. The team was planned to be based out of the Danbury Ice Arena. The team has been a member of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. The club team ended up sitting out the 2015-16 season due to budget constraints. A posting on the school's athletic department stated that the team would not go forward as planned for the 2015-16 season. The release was unclear if this was the planned varsity program or the existing club team.