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Content Update #2 – NHL® 18

Posted September 27th at 4:00pm.

The latest NHL 18 content update is now available for download worldwide on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Click here to see the full list of improvements made to NHL 18.




With new and updated arenas across the league, be the first to play in Little Caesar’s Arena, the new home of the Detroit Red Wings.


  • Added Little Caesar’s Arena (Detroit Red Wings Home Arena)
  • Updated Verizon Center to Capital One Arena
  • Updated Nashville Predators Center Ice
  • Updated New York Islanders Center Ice
  • Updated Ottawa Senators Center Ice
  • Updated Pittsburgh Penguins Center Ice
  • Updated St. Louis Blues Center Ice
  • Updated Washington Capitals Center Ice

EQUIPMENT: Play like Mitch Marner with new True Hockey brand items:

True Hockey

  • True Hockey A6.0 SBP Hockey Stick
  • True Hockey XC9 ACF Hockey Stick
  • True Hockey A6.0 Player Glove
  • True Hockey XC9 Player Glove

UNIFORMS: The following uniforms have been updated to NHL 18:

NHL – National Hockey League

  • Updated Edmonton Oilers Pants with updated logo
  • Updated Calgary Flames Home and Away Socks

AHL – American Hockey League

  • Added Rockford IceHogs Alternate uniform
  • Added WBS Penguins Alternate Uniform

ECHL – East Coast Hockey League

  • Added Atlanta Gladiators Alternate uniform
  • Updated Colorado Eagles Home and Away uniforms
  • Added Norfolk Admirals Home, Away and Alternate uniforms

CHL – Canadian Hockey League

  • Added Brandon Wheat Kings Home uniform
  • Added Erie Otters Home Uniform
  • Added Saskatoon Blades Home and Alternate Uniforms
  • Added Sudbury Wolves Home and Away uniforms
  • Added Val D’Or Foreurs Alternate Uniform

DEL­ – Deutsche Eishockey Liga

  • Updated Home and Away uniforms for all DEL teams to 2017-18 season

National League

  • Updated Home and Away uniforms for all National League teams to 2017-18 season

SHL – Swedish Hockey League

  • Updated Frolunda Indians Home and Away uniforms
  • Updated Karlskrona IK Home and Away uniforms
  • Updated Malmo Redhawks Home and Away uniforms
  • Updated Mora IK Home and Away uniforms
  • Updated Orebro Hockey Home and Away uniforms


  • Updated Timra IK Home and Away socks

EBEL – Erste Bank Eishockey Liga

  • Updated EHC Linz Uniforms
  • Updated Graz 99’ers Uniforms
  • Updated Medvescak Zagreb Uniforms
  • Added 2017-18 Red Bull Salzburg Uniforms

ELH – Czech Extraliga

  • Rebranded PSG Zlin to Aukro Berani Zlin (Logos, Uniforms and Center ice logo)


Game Modes

  • Fixed an issue where game rarely crashed when sim intervening into a game due to injuries
  • Fixed a crash during league creation in Franchise Mode


  • Fixed an issue where a user would encounter a crash in gameplay after using the auction house to get a new player
  • Fixed an issue where playing with 12 friends in a HUT game will cause a crash after the first goal is scored
  • Fixed an issue that caused a rare crash at the end of a game in Competitive Seasons
  • Fixed an issue that caused a rare crash when entering your team name and abbreviation in the Team setup screen
  • Fixed Eric Eschweiler’s player portrait


  • Fixed a crash that was happening on the EASHL Team Matchup screen when entering the screen
  • Fixed an issue where when playing a 6v6 match it would sometimes cause a crash at the opening face-off
  • Fixed an issue where a rare crash occurred on Xbox 1 when a user edited their player’s last name in Player Creation or Edit Player


  • Fixed an issue where users could not find an opponent when playing with a local guest


Buy your copy of NHL® 18 today.

EA SPORTS NHL® 18 delivers the creativity of today's young NHL with new Creative Attack controls and the first-ever Defensive Skill Stick. Play the fast-paced, arcade-inspired 3-on-3 EA SPORTS™ NHL® THREES mode, or reshape the league entirely with the new Expansion Draft and your own custom 32nd NHL team. Do it all with the most co-op and competitive multiplayer options ever delivered in an EA SPORTS NHL game.

NHL® 18 is available worldwide now.

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