The Southern Connecticut Conference and South-West Conference have announced a regular-season and postseason partnership for their boys ice hockey conferences, starting in the 2013-14 season.

The SCC/SWC Boys Ice Hockey League will consist of 25 teams (16 from the SCC and nine from SWC) in three divisions.

Teams will play one regular-season counting game within their division.

In addition, the leagues will host postseason competitions in all three divisions following the regular-season.

There will be four-team playoffs in Divisions II and III (March 6 and 8) and a championship game in Division I (March 7).

Playoff sites and times will be determined at a later date.

Division I: Fairfield Prep, Notre Dame-West Haven, Xavier, Hamden, Notre Dame-Fairfield, West Haven and East Haven.

Postseason: Top two teams in regular-season standings will play in a championship game.

Division II: Branford, Daniel Hand, Guilford, North Haven, Cheshire, North Branford, Amity Regional, Milford co-op, Brookfield-Bethel-Danbury co-op and New Milford, Watertown-Pomperaug co-op.

Postseason: Top four teams in regular-season standings will earn playoff berths.

Division III: Sheehan, Lyman Hall, Joel Barlow, Masuk, Newtown, New Fairfield/Immaculate co-op and Shepaug-Litchfield-Nonnewaug co-op.

Postseason: Top four teams in regular-season standings will earn playoff berths.