Just wanted to throw a shout out to my bro, Corin and his blog over at sciencefuelingathletes and his piece on the NHL eSports league.
Give it a read, and drop him some likes and follows!
In late March the NHL Commissioner, Gary Bettman, made a bunch of announcements, including when the NHL will release the expansion player list, and then he talked about his hope for an NHL online eSports league. Now for someone like me, an avid EA Sports NHL player, this is incredible news. What’s even better, is that it’s my favourite game mode, EA Sports Hockey League (EASHL). This announcement came a few weeks after the NBA announced the creation of their very own eSports league on the NBA 2K platform. The NBA 2K league expects to have at least twelve teams, all ran by their respective NBA club.
Bettman is hoping for the eLeague to start by the release of EA Sports NHL 18, which releases in early September. He envisions ten teams coming in, all ran by NHL teams, which means people like me who weren’t good enough to…
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