EA Sports is pleased to announce the much-anticipated partnership with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)! This new collaboration between our brands is bringing top international squads to NHL 22, as well as a limited-time content release in Ultimate Team and World of Chel until January 10, 2022.
Beginning on December 9, IIHF World Juniors and Men’s teams will be available in NHL 22. Full teams and updated rosters are playable in Play Now mode, so you can challenge friends with your favorite international squads. IIHF federation logos and uniforms will also be available in Ultimate Team and World of Chel. Women’s IIHF teams will also be added to Play Now mode in January 2022, so keep an eye out for those!
Top international tournaments with authentic branding and structures, including the World Juniors and Men’s World Championships. The Women’s World Championships will also be available when the teams are added in January.
IIHF content (terms and conditions) available when logging into NHL 22 from now until January 10, 2022:
- Matthews Team USA HUT Item
- IIHF Ultimate Team Uniform Pack
- IIHF World of Chel Uniform Bag
A couple other important features that are being added with the IIHF update are roster sharing and HUT Team transfer. Roster sharing is a new feature that lets you upload customized rosters and share them with other players around the world. Tweak player ratings, lineups, and more to create your perfect roster and show it off.
If you start playing NHL 22 on Xbox One and have not started a HUT team on the new console generation, you get a one-time transfer of your HUT Team value and progress to Xbox Series X|S NHL 22, respectively. Read here for more information. Terms and conditions can be found here.