New Modes for NHL 17 Announced; Includes a Franchise Mode

By Tomas Franzese

June 7, 2016

Electronic Arts announced today the new modes for NHL 17, which comes out this fall for PS4 and Xbox One.

The first new mode is “Draft Champions” which simulates a fantasy draft with quick rounds and popular players.  The next new mode is “World Cup of Hockey“.  In it players will be able to play on the international stage with their favorite hockey players.  The last new mode added is a Franchise Mode, which allows the player to take control and manage both the games and the business side of their desired hockey teams.

Along with all these new modes, the game also introduces a “Net Battle” system that allows for players to fight for critical space required for goals.  There will also be a new player-rank progression system for the EA SPORTS Hockey League.

You can see some new screenshots for the game below.  EA will hold the World Premiere of the NHL 17 and reveal the cover star at the 2016 NHL Awards, which take place on June 22nd.

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Tomas Franzese

Tomas Franzese is a News Editor at DualShockers, writing a variety of reviews and shedding light on upcoming games for both PC and consoles. While he has been a gamer most of his life, he began writing for DualShockers in 2016 and has almost never put his computer or a controller down since.

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