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  • Blog Post: Contest Alert! Win A Jersey Or Puck Signed By Minnesota Wild Super Star Zach Parise

    Are you a hockey fan that admires Zach Parise? Then you're in luck! We're giving away a jersey and three signed pucks by the popular left winger who plays for the Minnesota Wild. In celebration of the collectible card-battling game NHL SuperCard (available on iOS and Android) getting its latest... More
  • Blog Post: New NHL 16 Update Adds Dangler Class To EASHL And New Gameplay Tweaks

    A new NHL 16 update is set to make some changes to the game. This month brings more flexibility for EASHL players. One of the biggest is the addition of the dangler class to EASHL, giving players another position to test out. Before you either depended on your playmaker for fancy passes or your sniper... More
  • Blog Post: EA Pulls Patrick Kane From NHL 16 Cover Following Allegations Of Sexual Assault

    Patrick Kane will no longer be gracing the NHL 16 cover, as seen above. His teammate, Jonathan Toews, will instead be the sole player to grace the cover. EA Sports had a special cover planned for NHL 16. It featured two of the most popular players in the NHL from the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago... More
  • Blog Post: ESL CEO: eSports Will Be Bigger Than The NHL

    With the League of Legends Finals selling out the Staples Center and Dota 2 International watched by more than 20 million viewers, it's tough to deny the rising influence of competitive gaming. That's why you can't blame eSports League CEO Ralf Reichert for having high ambitions for his competitive... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do Important Sporting Events Draw You To Sports Games?

    With the hockey and basketball playoffs now over and the World Cup in full swing, we wonder if you've been drawn back to the games that represent the sports. I have a confession. Usually after a few months of intense play, I'll cool off on sports games. What always draws me back in? When a big... More
  • Blog Post: Electronic Arts Teasing NHL Reveal Next Week

    A tweet from the official EA Sports NHL twitter account is pointing to an NHL reveal next week. Are You Ready? pic.twitter.com/DKF7cTjGg6 — EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL) May 3, 2014 The tweet, which you can see above, showcases the number 15, the date Monday 5, 2104 and asks, "Are you ready... More
  • Blog Post: NHL 14 Predicts This Year's Stanley Cup Winner

    With a full season on the schedule and new divisions, hockey fans are chomping at the bit to get back on the ice. EA Sports tells the tale of the season using NHL 14 to predict events. The game predicts that the St. Louis Blues will beat the Penguins four games to two in the finals to win the Stanley... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Imagines Pokémon As NHL Logos

    There is an intersection of Pokémon and NHL fans, and at least one among that group is a talented graphic designer. You can head here to see a collection of nine different NHL logos from a Universe that has Psyducks instead of boring old plain ducks, and Beartics instead of dumb old bears. If... More
  • Blog Post: Electronic Arts Celebrates NHL '94's 20th Anniversary

    This month marks 20 years since the release of NHL '94. It wasn't EA's first hockey release (or the last), but it is often cited as a favorite. To celebrate its anniversary, EA and the NHL put together a tribute. You can find features on the official NHL website including written and video... More
  • Blog Post: Report: EA May Add New Sports Franchises

    Electronic Arts’ chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen said “a couple of new sports franchises” may be added to the developer’s stable of sports games. The revelation came during the Wedbush Technology Conference today. While answering a question about EA’s planned releases... More
  • Blog Post: EA Retires Online Services For Its '11 Sports Lineup

    If you are the kind of gamer that likes to wait a year or two to buy your sports games then you might want to know that EA will soon be shutting down it's online servers for many of the games it released a couple years ago. On January 11, EA will be retiring the online service for the following titles... More
  • Blog Post: The Ladies Can Be A Pro In NHL 12, Too

    After years of being forced to suit up as dudes with moustaches and mullets, female fans of EA Sports' NHL series can lace up the skates in their own skin. Accoding to the Global & Mail , the ladies can thank young Lexi Peters, 14, of Buffalo, NY. Discontented by the fact that her brother could... More
  • Blog Post: Steven Stamkos Named NHL 12 Cover Athlete

    The Tampa Bay Lightning phenom and former number one overall draft pick is the new spokesman for EA Sports' successful hockey series. Not familiar with Steven Stamkos? You will be. Just 21 years old, the third-year sniper has already won a Maurice Richard Trophy (awarded to the player with the most... More
  • Blog Post: New Winnipeg Team Coming To NHL 12

    In response to the relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, EA Sports reiterated its early motto – If it's in the game, then it's in the game. Earlier today, Atlanta lost its second NHL team in a row when the troubled ownership group Atlanta Spirit LCC sold the Thrashers to the... More
  • Blog Post: 2K Sports Skips NHL Entirely

    What does a player have to do to get some ice time around here? 2K Sports has announced it will not be putting out a hockey game this year – not even for the Wii. In a conference call discussing Take-Two's earnings, COO Karl Slatoff confirmed that there will be no NHL 2K12 of any kind with... More
  • Blog Post: EA Sports' Persistent ID To Be A Paid Subscription?

    This month EA Sports stated that it was working on a cross-title, cross-year persistent ID system that would chronicle your progress as a player of the label's games. Now new information purports to unveil details about this program and reveal that it's a paid subscription program. Pastapadre... More
  • Blog Post: PS3 Gets Exclusive NHL App

    If you're one of those die-hard NHL fans or are stuck out of the market of your favorite team and subscribe to the NHL's GameCenter package, a new PS3-exclusive application adds some cool functionality and classic NHL games to your docket. The NHL GameCenter application is free to PlayStation... More
  • Blog Post: Study Shows EA Sports In-Game Advertising Is Effective

    Love it or hate it, in-game advertising is here to stay. A new study by the Nielsen Company suggests that it's becoming a very effective way to reach consumers. The study centered around in-game advertising for Gatorade in the EA titles NHL 09, NHL 10, NBA Live 07, NBA Live 08, NBA Live 09, and NBA... More
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