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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pick up any gold pack in NHL®14 Hockey Ultimate Teamand 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.
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.