Champions Hockey League Newly Playable in EA SPORTS NHL™ 18

Hockey fans all over Europe, watch out: It’s now up to you to crown Europe’s champions – by playing the Champions Hockey League in EA SPORTS™ NHL™ 18.

The Champions Hockey League is one of the league additions EA SPORTS reveals for its NHL 18 game, to be launched on 15 September. With this, fans will get the opportunity to play for the first time a pan-European competition in the well-known hockey game.

The CHL is fully integrated to EA SPORTS NHL 18, which includes the 32 participating teams and their players, CHL team uniforms, and arena atmospheres.

“The cooperation with EA SPORTS is a great achievement for a young competition like the Champions Hockey League”, CHL CEO Martin Baumann says. “Year after year, hockey fans all over the world can’t wait until the new EA SPORTS NHL game is released. Being part of this makes me very proud as it helps our competition and our brand to grow.”

“The Champions Hockey League is home to some of Europe’s most exciting hockey and we’re thrilled to be able to deliver that for our fans in NHL 18.” Sean Ramjagsingh, Senior Producer, NHL 18.

EA SPORTS NHL 18 is available worldwide on 15 September. NHL 18 delivers the creativity of today's young NHL with new Creative Attack controls and the first-ever Defensive Skill Stick. Play the fast-paced, arcade-inspired 3-on-3 EA SPORTS™ NHL THREES mode, or reshape the league entirely with the new Expansion Draft and your own custom 32nd NHL team. Do it all with the most co-op and competitive multiplayer options ever delivered in an EA SPORTS NHL game. To pre-order NHL 18 now, visit the official website.