How To Select Different Leagues In NHL 23

Get ready to play in a different league in NHL 23!

by Shaun Cichacki

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Coming into NHL 23, you’ll be surprised at the sheer amount of teams that are available to play when you jump in. However, some of them may be hidden unless you know where to search. Being able to jump into the rink against some high-class opponents, or even those from a completely different league is an exciting part of the experience.

However, if you don’t know how to change the leagues that are available and showing, you’re never going to know what else is hiding behind the initial NHL lineup. Let’s dive right in and find out how to switch up the leagues, and what other areas you’ll be able to pick from in this exciting new hockey game!

All Different Leagues In NHL 23

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When you first make your way to the Team Selection screen, you may not even notice that there is an option available for you to select a different league than the one that you are currently playing in. However, if you select either the Home or Away team and press the L2 or LT button, you’ll be able to slide through and select from plenty of other players all around the world.

There are currently 22 Leagues available to choose from, and they are as follows:

  • NHL
  • AHL
  • ECHL
  • SHL
  • LIIGA
  • DEL
  • EXTRALIGA LEDNIHO HOKEJE
  • NATIONAL LEAGUE
  • ICE HOCKEY LEAGUE
  • CHAMPIONS HOCKEY LEAGUE
  • HOCKEYALLSVENSKAN
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
  • IIHF WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
  • IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
  • OHL
  • QMJHL
  • WHL
  • PROSPECT TEAMS
  • SPENGLER CUP
  • NHL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
  • NHL ALUMNI ALL-TIME

With all of these different leagues to choose from, you should have no difficulty finding your favorite team on the roster. Now that you’re ready to hit the ice, make sure that you’re set up with the proper controller input, and head on over to our NHL 23 Guide Section to learn even more about the game. If you need to see Wayne Gretzky duke it out against your favorite player, learn how to fight like a pro on the ice!

NHL 23 is available now on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One

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