The Blue Line News

Pivot Rosters v4.3.1 (2019/20) Released

A new release of the Pivot Rosters 2019/20 by xECK29x is now available on Steam. As always, questions/comments/feedback can be posted in the forums HERE. This is a minor/incremental update – see the changelist below. Changelist: General Updates:– This is a small update for notable NHL movement, I also believe the database for 4.3 might have been corrupted when uploaded, this version does NOT have the extra prospects added as that is being re-worked by the creator.NHL Updates:– Latest player/staff transfers, injuries and future retirements AHL/ECHL Updates:– Latest player signings Slovak Updates:– Changed name of Slovak St. Nicolaus 1. Liga to...

Pivot Rosters v4.3 (2019/20) Released

A new release of the Pivot Rosters 2019/20 by xECK29x is now available on Steam. As always, questions/comments/feedback can be posted in the forums HERE. This is a pretty extensive update – see the changelist below. Changelist: General Updates:– Latest player/staff transfers and retirements (most European major leagues still not updated, review previous change notes for details)– Fixed Olympics draw date — thanks 92joehal!! NHL/AHL/ECHL Updates:– Updated latest signings and other transfers– Updated NYR cap penalties, average cap hit per year isn’t entirely accurate due to game limitations, for buyouts with a higher second year I had to spread the average...

Pivot Rosters v4.2 (2019/20) Released

The second release of the Pivot Rosters 2019/20 by xECK29x is now available on Steam. As always, questions/comments/feedback can be posted in the forums HERE. This update is mostly league structure update. Extensive player transaction updates are expected in the next update now that training camps are starting and rosters are settling. Changelist: General Updates:– Latest player/staff transfers and retirements (full overhaul of most major leagues still not completed)– Changed all staff with role of GM/Head Coach to just GM to fix a bug for human GMs where these staff cannot be fired.– Updated max age for several bantam level competitionsNHL...

Challenge #49 – Edmonton Oilers

We are delighted to announce that Challenge #49 is now live! A huge thank you to jesterx7769 for designing and setting up this Challenge. In order to participate in the Challenge you must first download the saved game which we are using as a basis (CLICK HERE). Any questions/comments/discussion can be posted HERE. You must have an account with our forums in order to upload your quarterly Challenge Stats. Click HERE to upload your stats. The Challenge is presently open until 15 October 2019 but we will extend this if there is interest in keeping it open for a further...

Pivot Rosters v4.1 (2019/20) Released

xECK29x has now launched his first complete 2019/20 update to the Pivot Rosters which is now available on Steam. As always, questions/comments/feedback can be posted in the forums HERE. Changelist: General Updates:– Latest player transfers (full overhaul of most major leagues still not completed)– Added several top potential picks for future NHL draft classes (2021-2025) — thanks Antho42!!– Updated average attendance numbers for DEL, EBEL, Czech Tipsport, Swiss National League, SHL, Allsvenskan, Finnish Liiga, EIHL, WHL, OHL, QMJHL and USHL — thanks Antho42!!– Updated citizenship information for a few counties — thanks Matee!!NHL Updates:– Latest signings/transactions– Fixed several RFA/UFAs and contract...

Pivot Rosters v4.0 Beta #2 (2019/20) Released

An update to the 2019/20 beta Premier Pivot Rosters by xECK29x is now available on Steam. As always, questions/comments/feedback can be posted in the forums HERE. Changelist: General Updates:– Latest player transfers (full overhaul of most major leagues still not completed) NHL Updates:– Latest signings/transactions– Updated Minnesota Wild prospects career histories and goaltending career histories for 2018-19– Updated Montreal Canadiens prospects career histories and goaltending career histories for 2018-19– Updated Nashville Predators prospects career histories and goaltending career histories for 2018-19– Updated New Jersey Devils prospects career histories and goaltending career histories for 2018-19Austrian Updates:– Updated EBEL leagues structure, schedule and...

Project NHL 32X v5.1 Beta #2 Released

A further beta release of BKarchitect’s 2019/20 NHL 32X is now available with further mystery features promised for a future update: NHL32X v5.1 – Standard (just Seattle added)Dropbox – NHL32x v5.1 – Standard.zip – Simplify your life NHL32X v5.1 – WHA (has the complete WHA setup with WHA, WHAII and ICC Cup)Dropbox – NHL32x v5.1 – WHA.zip – Simplify your life NHL32X v5.1 – Graphcis Pack (includes many new 19-20 season identities and logo updates)Dropbox – NHL32x v5.1 Graphics Pack.zip – Simplify your life As most of you know, NHL32X (and the other various incarnations such as NHL36) have been...

Pivot Rosters v4.0 Beta (2019/20) Released

The first release of the Premier Pivot Rosters by xECK29x for 2019/20 is now available on Steam. As always, questions/comments/feedback can be posted in the forums HERE. As set out below, the changelist is pretty big! Changelist:

Happy birthday to EHM The Blue Line!

Happy 15th birthday to The Blue Line!

Today marks fifteen years of The Blue Line! A lot has happened in that time; we have seen four releases of Eastside Hockey Manager (2004, 2005, 2007 and 1), five editors (Mne2’s EHM 2004, 2005 and 2007 editors and Archi’s EHM Updater and EHM 1 Editor), the EHM Assistant, the Custom Start Date Patch, over 50 releases of the TBL Rosters and countless other roster updates and addons. Whilst the community isn’t as busy and bustling as it was in its heyday, there are still many people actively working on roster updates, addons and tools and there are even more...

Project NHL 32X v5.1 Beta Released

Following on from BKarchitect’s first release for the 2019/20 season is a further update: Changelist: Full 2019 NHL draft results and rights Full 2019 NHL Awards Full 2018-19 NHL player career stats (5.0 had this as well) Tons of updates elsewhere, some still in progress…including USports, Australia and New Zealand as playable real leagues, new real Uzbek, hockey clubs in VHL & Kzakh championship, the new South American playable league, the new Federation Cup championship, revised IIHF ratings and World Champ groups Updated transactions for major clubs New Seattle Sockeyes brand as the starting brand for Seattle (make sure to...