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The NHL® 19 December Roster Update

See the NHL® roster changes for this month.

The December Roster Update for NHL® 19 is now available to download on Xbox One and PlayStation® 4. Rosters have been updated to reflect current lineups in the NHL and other leagues.

Highlighting this month's update are recent NHL trades, signings, and waiver claims, along with some AHL players making their return to the roster. See all the details below.

NHL 19 December Roster Update

NHL Signings

  • William Nylander (TOR)
  • Calle Rosen (TOR)
  • Nathan Schnarr (ARZ)
  • Justin Falk (OTT)
  • Bode Wilde (NYI)

NHL Trades

The following trades have been reflected in the NHL 19 rosters with the December Update. The team abbreviations in brackets represent which team the player or asset is now a part of.

  • Pavel Jenys (LAK) for Stepan Falkovsky (MIN)
  • Chris Weidman (EDM) for a conditional 6th round draft pick (OTT)
  • Nick Schmaltz (ARZ) for Brendan Perlini and Dylan Strome (CHI)
  • Andrew Nielsen (CGY) for Morgan Klimchuk (TOR)
  • Michael Carccone (TOR) for Josh Leivo (VAN)
  • Daniel Sprong (ANA) for Marcus Petterson (PIT)
  • Stefan Elliot and Tobias Lindberg (OTT) for Ben Sexton and Macoy Erkamps (PIT)
  • Adam Cracknell (ANA) for Steve Oleksy (TOR)

NHL Waiver Claims

  • Gemel Smith (BOS)
  • Brendan Leipsic (LAK)
  • Nikita Scherbak (LAK)
  • Valentin Zykov (EDM)
  • Jean-Sebastien Dea (PIT)
  • Calvin Pickard (ARZ)
  • Marko Dano (WPG)
  • Chad Johnson (ANA)

AHL Players Returning

  • Michal Cajkovsky (Charlotte Checkers)
  • Saku Mäenalanen (Charlotte Checkers)
  • Maximilian Kammerer (Hershey Bears)
  • Mason Shaw (Iowa Wild)
  • Drake Rymsha (Ontario Reign)
  • Jared Thomas (San Antonio Rampage)
  • Simon Benoît (San Diego Gulls)
  • Keaton Middleton (San Jose Barracuda)
  • John Nyberg (Texas Stars)
  • Rasmus Sandin (Toronto Marlies)
  • Logan O'Connor (Colorado Eagles)
  • Igor Shvyryov (Colorado Eagles)
  • Kole Lind (Utica Comets)

Roster Update Download Instructions*:

  1. In the NHL 19 main menu, select “Roster”
  2. In the Roster section, select “Active Rosters”
  3. In the Active Rosters section, select the most recent update organized by “Date & Time” under EA SPORTS™ NHL Official Rosters

*NOTE: Your console must have an internet connection to download this roster update.


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