NHL 23 Trailer: Presentation, Gameplay, Interactive Stanley Cup & Release Date

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The NHL 23 trailer has been revealed along with several other bits of information including the release date and various gameplay trailers.

From the new presentation to the interactive Stanley Cup celebrations, there has been a ton of trailers launched and we've got them for you here.

We also have the official release date to prepare you to take the ice.


NHL 23 Trailer Revealed

The first NHL 23 trailer that was revealed showcased the two cover athletes teaming up to take the ice together.

This wasn't a normal reveal trailer either as it showcased some gameplay features and the fact that the game will have some cross-platform action.

Check out the reveal trailer below:

Not only was cross platform matchmaking revealed in this NHL 23 trailer but you can also see that women athletes will make it into Hockey Ultimate Team.


If you'd like to take a deeper look at some of that and the release date, you can find all of that information here.

PRE ORDER NOW: Secure your copy of NHL 23 before it arrives

Official Release Date for NHL 23

Considering we've received several versions of an NHL 23 trailer, it's time that we talk about the release date for the game.

Set to be released on October 14, 2022, the release date for NHL 23 lines up with nearly the same date from last year's game.

NHL 23 trailer
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OCTOBER RELEASE: NHL action is back on the way in NHL 23

There's some great news for you as well, if you pre order the X Factor Edition of the game, you'll be able to get three days of Early Access, starting on October 11, 2022.

If you're interested in purchasing that edition of the game, you can use the pre order link below the NHL 23 trailer above.


Presentations & Interactive Stanley Cup

As we mentioned, several trailers have been released for the game so far and one of them actually showcases some of the new presentation details.

There was a deep dive for this particular NHL 23 trailer providing potential players with more information on what to expect this year.

There are practical effects such as augmented reality overlays to keep you updated on league leaderboards like who has the most goals.

However, the rat cannons revealed in this NHL 23 trailer are what drew the most attention. To learn more about this trailer, follow this link.


Top 10 Ratings Revealed - 9/22

One of the most notable bits of information that were revealed this week is the top 50 players in the game and we're not shocked at who leads the group.

Connor McDavid is back as the best player in the game for the sixth straight year and due to his 2021-22 season, it makes a lot of sense.

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MCDAVID NO.1: Connor McDavid comes in with a 95 OVR rating

Unfortunately, we didn't get an NHL 23 trailer that would reveal all of the ratings but we do have a top ten players list for you below:

Here are the top ten players in NHL 23 this year:

  • Connor McDavid (C) - 95 OVR - Edmonton Oilers
  • Auston Matthews (C) - 94 OVR - Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Nathan MacKinnon (C) - 94 OVR - Colorado Avalanche
  • Cale Makar (RD) - 94 OVR - Colorado Avalanche
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy (G) - 94 OVR - Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Leon Draisaitl (C) - 93 OVR - Edmonton Oilers
  • Roman Josi (LD) - 93 OVR - Nashville Predators
  • Sidney Crosby (C) - 93 OVR - Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Patrick Kane (RW) - 93 OVR - Chicago Blackhawks
  • Victor Hedman (LD) - 93 OVR - Tampa Bay Lightning

If you'd like to check out the full top 50 ratings, we've got that list for you here.