NHL 17 trailer provides the first look at the World Cup of Hockey

Posted August 16th, 2016 at 10:30 am


The introduction of a mode dedicated to the World Cup of Hockey was one of the first pieces of news to hit related to NHL 17 and the feature was even floated in a consumer survey back in 2014. For the first time ever in the NHL series A full international tournament is represented with all the accurate teams, players, and uniforms. Today EA Sports revealed a first look at the tournament in the game with a trailer out of Gamescom.

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The World Cup of Hockey takes place for two weeks beginning on September 17. It involves eight different teams: Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, Sweden, USA, Europe (collection of players from countries not represented by their own team), and North America (US and Canadian players under 23 years of age).