NHL 14 Ultimate Team Guide

By EA SPORTS Hockey Sep 5, 2013

Getting Started

Getting started with a HUT franchise is easy. Enter Hockey Ultimate Team from the main NHL®14 menu, input a team name, three-letter abbreviation, and then open your free starter pack. This will provide everything you need: players, jerseys, a team logo, arena, and consumable items.

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Online Season

NHL 14 adds a best-in-class promotion and relegation system to Hockey Ultimate Team with Online Seasons. Win games and advance to the next division to face tougher competition or fall short and see your team bumped down.  

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Chemistry

A key to success in HUT is maximizing team and line chemistry. Players from the same team, league and country, as well as those playing in their natural positions will have maximum chemistry. Remember that you can always use the Line Assistant tool to automatically set your lines.

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Auction House

You can buy, sell, and trade items with other players in the Auction House. Looking to acquire an item or turn unused items into pucks? Explore the Auction House to get a leg up on the competition.

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Consumables

Consumables are needed to keep your team running, and they will be included in most types of HUT item packs. There are different types of consumables such as contracts, training items and healing items – all of which can have a big impact on a team's success.

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Collections

Each item in Hockey Ultimate Team is part of a unique collection. Collections will differ by league item type and more. Keep an eye out for limited-edition collections released throughout the year! 

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Different Packs

There are different packs to choose from in Hockey Ultimate Team. Each pack includes a set number of items as well as the chance to unlock rare, high-quality items. Keep an eye out for special promotions and collections.

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Earning Pucks

Pucks are currency in Hockey Ultimate Team. This year, it’s even easier to increase the amount of pucks in your account!

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Rare Items

Learn what makes an item rare in Hockey Ultimate Team.

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Team of The Week

Pick up any gold pack in NHL®14 Hockey Ultimate Team and have a chance at receiving special edition Team of the Week items. Each special edition item features players with boosted ratings. Challenge the Team of the Week and see how your own team stacks up. 

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HUT Live

New to Hockey Ultimate Team is HUT Live - Player of the Game. Throughout the NHL season, if an NHL player has a great game in the real world, a special edition player items will be released for a very limited time. 

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Mobile App

Access the HUT auction experience from anywhere on any compatible iOS device using the Hockey Ultimate team mobile app! Search, bid, sell, or monitor trading activity as you would on your console. 

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NHL 14 will be released on September 10 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Fans can learn more at the NHL 14 website. Pre-Order today to receive bonuses (where applicable).

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