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19 Things to Know About NHL 19

Posted September 17th at 9:00pm.

NHL 19 is here! Before you hit the ice and start your journey from the ponds to the pros, make sure you check out the 19 things you need to know about this year's game.

19. World of CHEL.

A new mode in NHL® 19, this introduces a unified progression and customization system for your create-a-character.

18. Explosive Edge Skating

Combined with Real Player Motion Technology, get ready for all your skating to be better, from how you control and accelerate to how you go up and down the ice.

17. Collision Physics

Hit like P.K. Subban with the power of Collision Physics at your fingertips. Boom!

16. Franchise Mode

Getting a refresh in NHL® 19, Franchise Mode is now totally immersive thanks to brand-new scouting mechanics.

15. Amazing Customization

There are over 900 custom items to style your character and express yourself in-game. Adding flare to your character in NHL® 19 is hockey life.


Jump in and play in a fun, fast-paced 1V1V1 free-for-all.


You can practice in secret offline through EA SPORTS NHL Pro-Am. It's the perfect spot to work on your moves, by playing against combinations of fantasy teams, before heading into online competition. 

12. Threes Drop-in

An arcade-inspired mode, Threes Drop-in is awesome three-on-three hockey action full of cooperative competition and new in NHL 19!

11. EASHL is Back

A fan-favorite online team mode, EA SPORTS™ Hockey League (EASHL) is in NHL 19. It lets you choose personalized player classes in a highly-competitive hockey community. It's an essential part of the World of CHEL.

10. Post-Beta Updates

This one is all thanks to you, our wonderful community. With your feedback after the NHL 19 Open Beta , we've made gameplay, presentation, and World of CHEL updates that make NHL 19 even better.

9. Updates to HUT

Be sure to get into the details of all our HUT changes in NHL 19 — they're pretty solid, especially with the Legends and Alumni line-up.

8. Loan Items

Add specific players through Loan Items for a limited time, test them out, see how they fit on your squad, and decide if you'd like them as you build your ultimate fantasy hockey team.

7. New Alumni and Legends

Wayne Gretzky and over 200 Legend and Alumni players are gracing the ice in NHL 19, letting you create your fantasy roster with a mix of today's hockey stars and yesterday's all-time greats.

6.P.K. Subban, Wayne Gretzky, Patrik Laine, and William Nylander

Four different worthy cover stars each get love from NHL 19. Because this game is so great that one isn't enough.

5. The NHL 19 Soundtrack Is Rocking

You can now rock out before, during, and after playing NHL 19 with the Arkells, Panic! At the Disco, Parade of Lights, twenty one pilots, and more in one playlist.

4.Fresh Ratings

The numbers are in! Check out all the ratings to see how they did based off last season's performance.

3.Top 10 Legends

It was hard, but we also rated the Top 10 Legends that are in the game. This list is sure to spark some conversation — and is a great starting point to discover the all-time greats you'll find in NHL 19.

2. Check out all the love NHL 19 got in these reviews, including Cheat Code CentralPlayStation Lifestyle, and PlayStation Universe.

1. NHL® 19 is Out Now

Hey, this list is lots of fun, but what are you waiting for? Buy your copy today and get on the ice to start your journey from the ponds to the pros.

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