NHL 21 Patch 1.3 is available today and includes reverse retro uniforms and more-Patch Notes

NHL 21 Game Update 1.3 is arriving tomorrow and includes some popular gameplay updates, including specific fixes and improvements for goalkeepers and AI.

Update: (12-3) Patches are currently available.

This patch also includes some fixes for the NHL Reverse Retro Jersey and Franchise Mode, Be a Pro, HUT, and World of Chel.

Check out the patch notes below.



  • Fixed if you missed a trip penalty
  • Updated the dive block animation to be level with ice
  • Fixed users not being forced to control their eyesight when receiving a manual saucer pass
  • Fixed a case where one time from a certain pass angle was weaker than expected
  • Fixed a case where the player was not asked to interfere with the goalkeeper when hitting the goalkeeper after taking a shot
  • Various asynchronous fixes


  • Fixed a case where the puck could pass the goalkeeper stick
  • Fixed an issue where goalkeepers were automatically covering packs over the net when in the post


  • Fixed a case where AI would get stuck behind the net during a breakout
  • Improved situation where defensive AI players lose quota due to confrontation tie-up loss
  • Fixed an issue where the defender would skate away from play if the target made a line change


  • Fixed a bug in the franchise where overalls and low player roles had high trade value for players
  • Fixed a bug where franchise record book tuning did not show accurate stats
  • Fixed a bug where franchise auto-created players would create 0/99 on all skate style sliders

Become a professional

  • Fixed a bug where low players would grant a captain even in 2nd grade
  • Fixed a bug where the shift length timer counts slower than it should.
  • Other conversation and challenge fixes


  • Added “Maximum Average Ping” setting to HUT online game mode. You can use this to increase or decrease the maximum average ping for matchmaking. Learn more about this change here.
  • Added the ability to hide the impact of team synergies (from other players) on the player info screen
  • HUT rush events using players from the HUT collection are pre-filled into the team by automatically selecting the highest rated player available. You can make changes before checking the team for the event.
  • Fixed an issue where a quick swap was not available to add a player locked in a HUT Rush 5v5 event to Powerplay or a penalty kill line
  • Fixed an issue with HUT Rush where the mascots of both teams could wear the same jersey

CHEL world


  • We’ve added a ticker stats system to the WoC HUB to better display career stats, club stats, player ranks, and club final results. Clicking on these statistics will bring up a summary screen for the new statistics.
  • Created a new screen to track player career stats, club stats, player rank stats, club final stats
  • Added content to WoC for future Chel challenges.Check back often to collect the latest cool new content


  • Fixed a rare crash at the end of the club final game
  • Fixed an issue where the screen would go completely black during a penalty shot
  • Fixed a rare crash that occurred when skipping the outro NIS in EASHL games
  • Fixed an issue where hair would come off the helmet when equipped with a face mask
  • Fixed a post-game issue that caused goalkeeper GAA and Save% to break in 3 stars in the game showcase



The following devices have been added to NHL21

  • Bauer Re-Akt150 Player Helmet
  • CCM Tuck 910 Player Helmet
  • Warrior Alpha DX Gold Player Stick
  • Warrior Cover RS ​​Pro Player Helmet


The following uniforms have been added or updated in NHL21


  • Colorado Avalanche Home, Away, Alternate
  • Dallas Stars Alternate
  • NHL Reverse Retro Uniform (all 31 teams)


  • Colorado Eagles Home and Away
  • Henderson Silver Knights Home and Away


  • Newfoundland Growlers Alternate
  • Rapid City Rush Home, Away, Alternate
  • Wichita Thunder Home and Away


  • Academy-Bathurst Titan Home and Away
  • Baie-Comeau Drakkar Home and Away
  • Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Home and Away
  • Cape Breton Eagles Home and Away
  • Charlottetown Islanders Home, Away, Alternate
  • Chicoutimi Sagueneens Home and Away
  • Drammondville Voltigales Home and Away
  • Gatineau Olympic Home and Away
  • Halifax Mousse Heads Home and Away
  • Moncton Wildcats Home and Away
  • Quebec is away from home Remparts
  • Limoux Ski Oceanic Home and Away
  • Luine Nolanda Huskys Home and Away
  • St. John Sea Dogs Home and Away
  • Shawinigan Cataractes Home and Away
  • Sherbrooke Phoenix Home and Away
  • Val-D’or Foreurs Home and Away
  • Victoriaville Tigres Home and Away


  • Adler Mannheim Home, Away and Alternate
  • August Burger Panther Home and Away
  • Bremerhaven Fishtown Penguins Home, Away, Alternate
  • Düsseldorf EG Home, Away, Alternate
  • Eisbären Berlin Home, Away and Alternate
  • EHC Red Bull Manchen Home and Away
  • ERC Ingolstadt Home and Away
  • Grizzly Wolfsburg Home, Away, Alternate
  • Iserlohn Roosters Home, Away and Alternative
  • Kolner Haie Home, Away and Alternative
  • Krefeld Pinguine Home, Away and Alternative
  • Nuremberg Ice Tigers Home and Away
  • Schewenninger Wild Wings Home, Away and Alternative
  • Straubing Tigers Home, Away, Alternate

Improvement points

  • Updated Montreal Canadiens scoreboard and power ring video art
  • Fixed an issue where the Chevron logo was missing on the arm of the North Bay Battalion uniform

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