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HUT 16 Season Opener

Posted September 29th at 3:00pm.

NHL 16's HUT Season Opener has concluded, thanks to everyone who participated. 

The following users have earned themselves two (2) untradeable/unsellable Gold Premium HUT Packs. Please claim your packs in the HUT Marketplace under 'Unopened Packs' today!


HUT Team Name


Maintal Hawks


Storhamar il


Tampa bay cbold


Cbold 0915


Cheers 4 BEERS


Palovaara team








DB Pori

Original article available below

NHL 16's most popular mode, Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT), gives you the ability to build and play with a fantasy hockey team composed of all your favorite players. Those new to this mode can experience everything HUT has to offer without facing online competition through Single Player Seasons. It’s the perfect place to hone your skills against the AI before jumping into Online Seasons or the Play a Friend feature.  

HUT Season Opener:

We are kicking off the NHL 16 Hockey Ultimate Team season with our annual HUT Season Opener Sweepstakes! We are giving away awesome prizes to all eligible participants and all you have to do is play one (1) game of HUT.


Everyone that plays Hockey Ultimate Team and is an eligible entry will receive: one (1) untradeable/unsellable HUT Gold Pack and be entered to win 1 of 10 Gold Premium HUT Pack prizes.

Entry Dates:

September 18 at 12:01 am PT to September 20 at 11:59 pm PT


10 winners will each receive two (2) untradeable/unsellable Gold Premium HUT Packs on or around September 30, 2015.

Here is how to enter:

1) Create a HUT Team

Enter Hockey Ultimate Team from the NHL 16 main menu. Enter a team name and abbreviation, then open your starter pack.

2) Play a HUT Game

After clicking BUILD TEAM, you are all set to jump into your first HUT game. Go to the PLAY tab and select ONLINE SEASONS, OFFLINE SEASONS, or PLAY SOLO, then complete one game of HUT.

3) That’s it!

Once you finish your game you’ll automatically be entered into the sweepstakes. You must play your first game between September 18 & September 20 by 11:59 pm PT and meet the other eligibility requirements to qualify. 

How to redeem your Gold Pack:

Everyone who plays a HUT game between September 18 at 12:01 am PT & September 20 at 11:59 pm and meets eligibility requirements will receive a HUT Gold Pack. To redeem your pack go to UNOPENED PACKS on the HUT main menu.


2015 Official Rules


This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Electronic Arts Inc. (“EA” or “Sponsor”), 209 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065.

1.  Entry.  You will need an EA/Origin account to participate in The Hut Season Opener Sweepstakes (“the Sweepstakes”). If you do not already have an EA/Origin account you can visit www.ea.com to create one for free.  To enter the Sweepstakes, beginning 2:00:00 PM PST on September 18, 2015 through 11:59:59 PM PST on September 20, 2015 (the “Sweepstakes Period”), log on to NHL 16 for either the Xbox One or PlayStation 4 or EA SPORTS NHL Legacy Edition for either the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 with your EA/Origin account and follow directions to create a HUT team and complete a game in the Hockey Ultimate Team mode.  Upon completion of the game you will automatically be entered (the “Entry” or “Entries”) into the Sweepstakes. Each eligible Entry will receive one (1) HUT Gold Pack consisting of a mix of 12 items to include players and consumables – at least 10 gold and 1 rare.  Alternately, you may enter the Sweepstakes via e-mail at nhlplayfair@ea.com by submitting your name, birthdate and address with the words, “HUT Season Opener – Sweepstakes” in the subject line.  If you have NHL 16 or EA SPORTS NHL Legacy Edition, include your gamertag or PSN ID and console for play in order to receive your HUT Gold Pack.                                            

No other methods of entry will be accepted.  Limit: only one entry per person, email address and/or household will be accepted. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PST on September 20, 2015.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Use of a false email account or an incorrect mail address will disqualify an entry.  Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, illegible, mutilated, postage-due, garbled or delayed entries or other communications or other technical problems related to website entries.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of the Site, or who otherwise violates these rules.  By entering, entrants accept and agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules.

2.  Eligibility.  This Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and Canada (except Quebec) who are 13 years of age or older at time Sweepstakes begins and who had NHL 16 or EA SPORTS NHL Legacy Edition and Internet access as of September 11, 2015.  Residents of Quebec are not eligible. Employees of Electronic Arts Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, advertising, promotion and publicity agencies (“Sponsor and its Agents”) and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible.  Sweepstakes is void where prohibited, restricted or taxed by law.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

3.  Prizes; Winner Selection and Notification.  There are 10 prizes.  Odds of winning any prize depend upon the number of eligible Entries in the Sweepstakes.

10 winners will each receive two (2) HUT Gold Premium Packs, each pack consisting of 12 items to include gold players and consumables; 3 of which will be rare.  Approximate retail value of each prize is $3.98 USD. NHL 16 or EA SPORTS NHL Legacy Edition required to access prize.

All Gold HUT Packs and Premium Gold HUT Pack prizes are untradeable and unsellable.  Prizes are not transferable.  No substitution of prizes for cash or other goods and services is permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal value. All expenses not specified above, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes, and international tariffs, are the sole responsibility of the individual winners.

Potential winners will be determined by random drawing on or about September 30, 2015 from all eligible Entries received.  The drawing will be conducted at EA Burnaby address at: 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4X1 by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding.

Potential winners may be required to complete and sign a Declaration of Eligibility and, except where prohibited, Liability/Publicity Release, in the form provided by Sponsor, within 14 days of attempted notification in order to claim prize.  Canadian winners must also answer a skill-based question in order to claim prize.  Potential winners will be notified on or about September 21, 2015 by an email sent to the e-mail address associated EA/Origin account or identified on the alternate means of entry.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted at this email address, is contacted and fails to sign and/or return the Declaration of Eligibility (if applicable), refuses the prize, is ineligible to accept the prize, or prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.  If a winner is 18 or older, as required, but a minor in his or her state, country or providence of residence, winner’s parent or legal guardian will be required to sign all necessary documents. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules; all prizes claimed in accordance with these Official Rules will be awarded. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified or the prize is forfeited for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize, time permitting given the nature of the prize, to an alternate winner by random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which EA retains the discretion to donate the applicable prize to a charity of Sponsor choosing.  Potential winners may be required to provide a shipping address to claim prize

4.  General Conditions.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants assume sole liability for and agree to indemnify and hold Sponsor, their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, injuries, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) claimed to be caused from participating in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, computer virus, bug, tampering, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor has the right to select winners from eligible Entries at any time before the termination of the Sweepstakes.  If terminated Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to time of such action.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and to be contacted by Sponsor or its agents by telephone, mail and/or email regarding this Sweepstakes.  If there is a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the email account is registered.  The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and all claims must be resolved in the United States.

Except if Entrant is a resident of TN or otherwise where prohibited by law, Entrant agrees that Sponsor and/or its Agents, have the right to use the Entrant’s first and/or last name, user or screen name and hometown on Sponsor’s and/or Agents respective websites and in any and all media, including in connection with marketing and promotion of Sponsor’s products or services, without any further attribution, notification or compensation to Entrants. Sponsor shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any of the Entries, including the winning Entries and Entrants shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason of Sponsor’s use or non-use of any entry.

5.  Winners list.  A winners list will be available at http://www.easports.com/nhl/news after all winners are determined, verified and posted for approximately two weeks. 


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