On the local front:
Canisius College will launch a 2nd club team and will be placed in the very tough West Division with the likes of Erie Community College, Fredonia, University at Buffalo, Penn State Behrend (Erie) and Alfred State.
Elmira College will also launch a formal club hockey program. They will be in a division with St Bonaventure, Brockport, Geneseo, Ithaca, University of Rochester and St John Fisher.
Buffalo State, Medaille and Niagara County Community College will maintain their programs in the UNYCHL’s development division.
The UNYCHL is made up of 29 schools ranging from Erie PA to Castleton VT.