NHL 19 Rinne

EA has released the latest patch for NHL 19, which includes some gameplay tweaks, along with the addition of new alternate jerseys.

The patch also includes some new features for Hockey Ultimate Team that should help HUT players with filling out their roster. Players can now search in the auction house by handedness and can also autofill their team based on synergy. They can also exclude players on loan and ones who have expired contracts.

Here are the full patch notes:

Hockey Ultimate Team

Added more Autofill options to Edit Lines:

  • In addition to OVR Rating, you can now Autofill in Edit Lines by:
    • Synergy
    • Card Face Stat
    • Player Attribute
  • You can also select the following options:
    • Autofill full team or just empty positions
    • Include or Exclude Loans
    • Include or Exclude injured players or players with expired contracts
  • Added Right/Left Handedness search filter to Auction House
  • Collection now displays completion stats for each team
  • Improved navigation in Auction House when scrolling through pages
  • Fixed an issue where the score clock did not update after a goal until the following faceoff
  • Fixed an issue where the in-game Card overlay would sometimes cover the Edit Lines overlay after a goal

World of CHEL

  • Fixed an issue where mascots were not showing up in gameplay when assigned to an EASHL club
  • Fixed an issue where users who weren’t in a club were receiving a “Failed to retrieve data” error message when attempting to view a roster of another club
  • Fixed an issue where setting the Home/Away preference in Private Matchmaking games wasn’t working correctly
  • New Content in World of CHEL
    • Added a new chapter to Pro-Am which has you play alongside the JVG Finnish rappers
    • Added the JVG jerseys as part of the rewards for completing the new Pro-Am chapter
    • Added the Los Angeles Kings Alternate Jersey
    • Added the New York Islanders Alternate Jersey
    • Added the Pittsburgh Penguins Alternate Jersey
    • Added Boston Bruins Winter Classic
    • Added Chicago Blackhawks Winter Classic
    • Added the Wheeling Nailers Alternate Jersey
    • Added the Chicoutimi Sagueneens Alternate Jersey
    • Added the Lethbridge Hurricanes Alternate Jersey
    • Added the Prince George Cougars Alternate Jersey
    • Added the Windsor Spitfires Alternate Jersey

Gameplay

General:

  • Fixed an issue where weak backhand flip shots driving in on your backhand had too much power
  • Fixed an issue where logic was causing the goalie to sometimes lose control of the puck near the goal line
  • Fixed an issue where when sometimes attempting a backhand shot the stick would flip to forehand

Game Modes/Presentation

  • Franchise Mode:
    • Added Scouting budget remaining when offering a scout a contract.
    • CPU teams are more willing to accept trades with rental players with 1 year left on their contracts prior to the trade deadline.
    • Increased the # of players that are interested in a Contract Extension during the season.
  • Tournaments:
    • Added 2018 Spengler Cup tournament to the game.
    • Presentation:
      • Added the Washington’s Capitals Stanley Cup Championship Banner to Capital One Arena
      • Uniforms:
        • The following uniforms have been added to NHL 19
          • NHL
            • Added Los Angeles Kings Alternate
            • Added New York Islanders Alternate
            • Added Pittsburgh Penguins Alternate
            • Added Boston Bruins Winter Classic
            • Added Chicago Blackhawks Winter Classic
          • ECHL
            • Cincinnati Cyclones Alternate
            • Indy Fuel Away
            • Kansas City Mavericks Home and Away
            • Wheeling Nailers Alternate
          • QMJHL
            • Chicoutimi Sagueneens Alternate
            • Halifax Mooseheads Alternate
            • Moncton Wildcats Home and Away
            • Val D’Or Foreurs Home and Away
          • OHL
            • London Knights Away
            • Windsor Spitfires Alternate
          • WHL
            • Kootenay Ice Alternate
            • Lethbridge Hurricanes Alternate
            • Moose Jaw Warriors Alternate
            • Prince George Cougars Alternate
          • SHL
            • Farjestad BK Home and Away
            • Malmo Redhawks Alternate
            • Mora IK Home and Away
            • Rogle BK Home and Away
          • HockeyAllsvenskan
            • IF Bjorkloven Home and Away
            • Karlkrona HK Home and Away
            • Vasterviks IK Home and Away

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