The best players in the NHL are ready to join your Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT), arriving in four rosters with the Team of the Year (TOTY). Celebrating hockey’s superstars playing at the top of their game this season, the most powerful players of the year are being introduced weekly from March 13 to April 10, giving you the best chance yet to give your dream team a boost.
Beginning with a Young Guns quad featuring electrifying players age 23 and under, the most exciting HUT event of the year is here, and your dream team won’t be complete without it! Now, let’s get into the full details.
On March 13, the TOTY event begins with the introduction of the Young Guns squad, a full roster featuring players 23 and under who dominated the game this year. With four forward lines, three defensive corps, and a starting and backup goalie tandem, there will be 20 extremely-strong players introduced in HUT packs. Collect these items and add them to your top lines in HUT, because these players will be your superstars for the rest of the year.
Over the course of the following three weeks, a new team will be released each Wednesday, adding even more items to collect as the event rolls along. There will also be sets to complete that will reward you with TOTY player items, and HUT challenges that feature these dynamic players. With a total of four different rosters and 100 TOTY player items, this is without a doubt the best chance of the year to add to your Ultimate Team.
The Young Guns Roster
Here are the full lineups for the first Team of the Year roster:
- Forward Line 1: Nathan MacKinnon, Connor McDavid, Brayden Point
- Forward Line 2: Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, David Pastrnak
- Forward Line 3: Elias Pettersson, Jack Eichel, Sebastian Aho
- Forward Line 4: Alexis Lafreniere, Cody Glass, Morgan Frost
- Defense Line 1: Thomas Chabot, Rasmus Dahlin
- Defense Line 2: Zach Werenski, Noah Hanifin
- Defense Line 3: Bowen Byram, Jared McIssac
- Starting Goalie: Carter Hart
- Backup Goalie: Mackenzie Blackwood
Defense Wins Championships
Along with the weekly 20-man rosters, Defensive TOTY player items will be added as a bonus in packs, giving you even more ways to supercharge your team. These two-way players can dominate both ends of the ice, adding a distinct advantage in multiple scenarios. Here are the players featured as Defensive TOTY items in week one:
- Aleksander Barkov, Forward
- Matthew Tkachuk, Forward
- Dylan Larkin, Forward
- Miro Heiskanen, Defenseman
- Aaron Ekblad, Defenseman
We can’t wait for you to hit the ice and get your hands on the most powerful player items of the year. Jump into NHL 19 for the complete experience!