EA NHL 21 Update 1.30 December 3 Patch Slides Out

EA NHL 21 Update 1.30 December 3

EA Vancouver has released the EA NHL 21 update 1.30 December 3 patch, and it includes a host of gameplay tweaks, fixes and more! Head on below for the official patch notes to see what got changed, which includes technical fixes, too.

EA NHL 21 Update 1.30 December 3 Patch Notes:



  • Fixes to cases where tripping penalties were being missed
  • Updated dive block animations to be more flush to the ice
  • Fix for users being forced out of vision control when receiving a manual saucer pass
  • Fixed a case where one-timers from specific pass angles were weaker than expected
  • Fixed a case where players were not being called for goalie interference when hitting the goaltender after taking a shot
  • Various Desync fixes


  •  Fixed a case where the puck could go through the goalies stick
  •  Fixed an issue where goalies were auto-covering the puck through the net when on the post


  • Fixed a case where the AI would get stuck behind the net during a breakout
  • Improved situations where defensive AI players would lose their assignments off a faceoff tieup loss
  • Fixed an issue where defenders would skate away from the play if their target went for a line change


  • Fixed the bug where players with low overalls and player roles have high trade value in Franchise
  • Fixed the bug where franchise Record Book tuning are not displaying accurate stats
  • Fixed the bug where auto created players in franchise get created with 0/99 for all the skating style sliders

Be A Pro

  • Fixed the bug where low player overall still grants captaincy in sophomore year
  • Fixed the bug where shift length timer counts slower than it should
  • Misc. conversation and challenge fixes


  • Added a ‘Max Average Ping’ Setting to HUT Online Game Modes which can be used to reduce or increase the Maximum Average Ping you’ll matchmake with. Learn more about this change here.
  • Added the ability to Hide the impact of Team Synergies (from other players) in the Player Information screen
  • HUT Rush Events using players from your HUT Collection will now pre-populate your Team by automatically picking your highest rated players available. You’ll still be able to make changes before confirming your team for the Event.
  • Fixed an issue where Quick Swap wasn’t available to add Locked Players to Powerplay or Penalty Kill Lines in HUT Rush 5v5 Events
  • Fixed an issue in HUT Rush where sometimes both teams Mascots wore the same jersey

World of CHEL


  • Added a ticker stats system in the WoC HUB to better showcase your Career Stats, Club Stats, Player Rank, and Club Finals Results and you can click into those stats to be brought to new stats summary screens
  • Created a new screen to track Player Career Stats, Club Stats, Player Rank Stats and Club Finals stats
  • Added additional content into WoC for upcoming Chel Challenges. Check back often to collect the latest cool new content


  • Fixed an infrequent crash at the end of a club finals game
  • Fixed an issue where the screen became completely black during a penalty shot
  • Fixed a rare crash that would occur when skipping the outro NIS in an EASHL game
  • Fixed an issue where equipping facemasks would cause hair clipping through helmets
  • Fixed a post-game issue that caused the GAA and Save % for goalies to be cut off in the 3 stars of the game showcase

EA NHL 21 Update 1.30 December 3



The following equipment has been added to NHL 21

  • Bauer Re-Akt 150 Player Helmet
  • CCM Tacks 910 Player Helmet
  • Warrior Alpha DX Gold Player Stick
  • Warrior Cover RS Pro Player Helmet


The following uniforms have been added or updated in NHL 21


  • Colorado Avalanche Home, Away and Alternate
  • Dallas Stars Alternate
  • NHL Reverse Retro Uniforms (All 31 teams)


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


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


  • Acadie-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 and Alternate
  • Chicoutimi Sagueneens Home and Away
  • Drummondville Voltigeurs Home and Away
  • Gatineau Olympiques Home and Away
  • Halifax Mooseheads Home and Away
  • Moncton Wildcats Home and Away
  • Quebec Remparts Home and Away
  • Rimouski Oceanic Home and Away
  • Rouyn Noranda Huskies Home and Away
  • Saint 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
  • Augsburger Panther Home and Away
  • Bremerhaven Fischtown Pinguins Home, Away and Alternate
  • Dusseldorfer EG Home, Away and Alternate
  • Eisbaren Berlin Home, Away and Alternate
  • EHC Red Bull Munchen Home and Away
  • ERC Ingolstadt Home and Away
  • Grizzlys Wolfsburg Home, Away and Alternate
  • Iserlohn Roosters Home, Away and Alternate
  • Kolner Haie Home, Away and Alternate
  • Krefeld Pinguine Home, Away and Alternate
  • Nuremberg Ice Tigers Home and Away
  • Schewenninger Wild Wings Home, Away and Alternate
  • Straubing Tigers Home, Away and Alternate


  • Updated the Montreal Canadiens Scoreboard and Power Ring Video Art
  • Fixed an issue where the North Bay Battalion uniforms were missing the chevron logos on their arms

Source: EA

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