The EA Access trial of NHL 17 has started on Xbox and the first reports are not looking good.
Freezing before EASHL games is reported not to be fixed. This is a huge problem if it's is true and negates the customization improvment done this year.
Of course leages can still play with uncustomized jerseys and so on but random games will be harder to get started.
Hope is that EA can release a day one patch. But lack of communication right now seems, based on history, to point at that not happening. Hopefully this will not be as hard of a fix as last years captains-lag (took them five months).
Bombers awaits the PS4 release on the 13th (and 15th) and hopes EA can be quick with a fix.