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NHL 21 Patch 1.4 Brings Crash Fixes, New Uniforms, & More!

Early today, EA Sports released a series of fixes and more for NHL 21. In addition to general gameplay fixes, NHL 21 Patch 1.4 adds new uniforms and addresses some game crashing bugs. The patch became available today for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with some fixes targeting those playing on new gen consoles via backwards compatibility. Check out the breakdown of patch notes below.

NHL 21 Patch 1.4.0 Notes

  • Addressed a rare crash that would sometimes occur when loading into a Threes Eliminator game
  • Fixed an issue where using the Report Content option during a game would sometimes cause the World Of Chel main menu to show up over top of gameplay
  • Corrected an issue where PlayStation®5 consoles were sometimes receiving an Unexpected Error
  • Fixed an issue where Private Games were not showing the 3 stars in the post-game flow
  • Fixed an issue where Private games were hiding Opponent info while Club Finals was active
  • Addressed an issue where users were receiving an unexpected error at puck drop in EASHL games
  • Fixed a timing issue for when the EASHL wipe was being shown during the intermission highlights
  • Fixed a rare issue where a Threes Eliminator game would hang when allowing the “Next Game” timer to reach 0
  • Adjusted an overlapping Russian text issue in the My Career Stats leaderboard
  • Fixed a rare Club Finals issue where users would crash when readying up after matchmaking
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to cause the Network Performance screen to overlap the end of game menu


The following uniforms have been added or updated in NHL 21:

For the NHL…

  • Arizona Coyotes Home
  • San Jose Sharks Alternate
  • Washington Capitals Home and Away

For the AHL…

  • Lehigh Valley Phantoms Home
  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Alternate

For the ECHL…

  • Adirondack Thunder Alternate
  • Allen Americans Alternate
  • Indy Fuel Home and Alternate
  • Newfoundland Growlers Home and Away
  • Reading Royals Home and Away
  • South Carolina Stingrays Away
  • Utah Grizzlies Alternate

Canadian Hockey League:

For the OHL…

  • Erie Otters Alternate
  • Hamilton Bulldogs Alternate
  • Niagara Icedogs Away and Alternate
  • Owen Sound Attack Away
  • Sarnia Sting Away and Alternate

For the QMJHL…

  • Halifax Mooseheads Alternate

For the WHL…

  • Brandon Wheat Kings Home and Away
  • Prince Albert Raiders Alternate


  • Updated Ball Arena (home of the Colorado Avalanche) center ice art and scoreboard
  • Updated Saskatoon Blades Goalie Mask
  • Fixed issue with logo on Chicago Blackhawks Reverse Retro
  • Updated Chicago Blackhawks Goalie mask
  • Fixed issue with logo on New York Rangers Reverse Retro
  • Fixed issue where the blue on the Vancouver Canucks Reverse Retro was not dark enough

World of CHEL

  • Added additional content into WoC for upcoming Chel Challenges. Check back often to collect the latest cool new content

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