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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Management
Publisher: SEGA
Developer: Sports Interactive

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'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005' - v2.1.3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:30 a.m. PST

NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005 offers players more management control than ever before. Take complete control, build and shape your roster by trading players, signing free agents and drafting new talent, all the while taking your team along the road to glory.

Get the NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005 v2.1.3 patch off WP (20mb)

Changes from v2.1.2 to v2.1.3

News

Tweaked NHL All-Star Game news items about roster selections
Fixed Memorial Cup host selection news item to appear properly

Screens

Fixed last 10 games display on game preview screen when less than 10 games are played
Fixed the line matching options to display matched lines in the order explained in the manual
Added a new line matching option
Tweaked default sorting rules on draft screens

Trades/Transfers/Contracts

Tweaked salary cap rules and calculations for NHL
Tweaked handling of salary cap restrictions and players on injured reserves when human managing but not coaching
Allowed NHL contracted players already playing in minor leagues to be sent on loan without clearing waivers
Tweaked player evaluations in trades and roster management

Match Engine

Tweaked excessive fighting in lower leagues to more realistic levels
Tweaked the occurance of line brawls
Tweaked home ice advantages and team streakiness

Competitions

Fixed storing of league winners/runner ups for QMJHL
Fixed home advantage for the first two rounds of the Finnish league playoffs
Fixed resetting Memorial Cup history
Fixed AAL3 scheduling error
Added an extra goal to the final boxscore for the team winning in shootout
Added an extra goal scored to the standings for the team winning in shootout
Fixed winning percentage calculation in leagues using games won per games played combined with no ties
Fixed European Hockey Tour points calculation for shootout results (fix takes effect for first new season or a new game)
Fixed overtime win points for Finnish First Division
Fixed CHL-Russia Challenge series to play all stages normally even after first season
Changed CHL-Russia Challenge to select only canadian players for the CHL teams

Awards

Fixed evaluation of players for sportsmanship and humanitarian awards

Other

Fixed random name generation when using no real player names from game startup
Tweaked the generic player hall of hame selection limits
Tweaked board update news to evaluate roster costs better for leagues with a salary cap
Fixed some missing NHL rights via the extra_config.cfg file
Tweaked players to try and keep their jersey number when moving teams
Fixed a possible case where user could run out of disk space when saving without getting an error message

Changes from v2.1.1 to v2.1.2

News

National team match reports for USA/Canada now sent to all NHL GMs

Screens

Tweaked the salary roundings in the contract offer screen
Fixed the offer sheet approaches to display in the player profile
Fixed matching offer sheets in action menu
Fixed display values for non-players when ALT_DISPLAY_VALUES is turned on in extra_config.cfg
Fixed search filter rangers when ALT_DISPLAY_VALUES is turned on in extra_config.cfgTrades/Transfers/Contracts
Tweaked the player salary demands (especially RFAs)
Tweaked player contract evaluation (reactions to long term offers)
Tweaked handling of waived players in trade offers
Tweaked signing of european players in the summer of their draft
Tweaked the untouchable players recognition by AI teams in trade negotiations
Fixed and tweaked compensation pick moving after accepted offer sheets
Fixed the matching of offer sheets and news item timings
Tweaked the staff signing efficiency of AHL teams
Tweaked the international transfer window forward slightly to prevent summer signings from playing in the SC finals
Tweaked junior eligibility for North America so players who have already played 4 seasons of major junior can be sent to AHL

Match Engine

Tweaked the icing calls in certain scenarios
Renamed the UK fighting penalties to be called "fighting" instead of "roughing"
Tweaked application of human selected shoot-out choices when Head Coach behind the bench
Tweaked scoring levels
Tweaked benchings
Tweaked linematching

Competitions

Fixed UK Cup to have no extra time in group games
Fixed scheduling problem in the Danish Elite league where a game would be scheduled in July

Other

Tweaked board salary allowances when close to the cap
Fixed missing default for the sound setting in game setup screen
Players no longer get added to shortlist when scouting own players individually

Changes since v2.1.0

News

Tweaked trade inquiry news item

Screens

Tweaked goalie selection display on the roster screen
Tweaked the display of the unit tactics lock icon

Trades/Transfers/Contracts

Tweaked trade values of mid-range players
Tweaked AI to try and trade players if over the cap rather than buying them out if in the off-season

Match Engine

Some additional tweaks to fighting levels across the leagues

Competitions

Fixed some playoff stage identification problems
Tweaked all pre-season and training camp start dates to match new schedules better
Tweaked NHL roster limit enforcement dates
Added the new UK Elite penalty rules on fighting
Enforced Elite league penalty rules on UK Cup as well
Tweaked league winners staff record tracking for minor leagues

Other

Fixed a rare regeneration bug that caused duplication of player stats

Changes from v2.0.2 to v2.1.0

Main season updates

Updated all leagues to use 2005/06 league rules and schedules where information was available at the time
Updated database according to offseason transactions up to the last week of August
Updated database with the 24% rollback on NHL salaries
Updated the officially announced key elements of the new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement
Added new AHL team logos for the new teams
Updated new NHL shield logo

News

Fixes to All Star news
Fixes to OHL Priority Selection news item
Fixes to ban appeal and referee complaint news items
Fixes to player/staff regeneration news items
Fixes to some news items that never came up before
Tweaked contract signing news item

Screens

Fixed a scouting report crash on retired players
Star players shown on human team screen as well
Added notifications for human players to get back under the cap if over
Fixes league info screen navigation when league in question is inactive
Updated standings layouts for different leagues
Added the national team nationality even for small nations to the search filter menu to help search for available players
Changed "View Team Report" to appear disabled in the Actions menu if no Assistant GM available, instead of it not being shown at all
Updated waiver eligibility screen according to new CBA
Added notifications for human GM's who let the Head Coach control games but leave the roster in violation against certain league rules (veteran rules, overage rules...)
Added the option to switch goalies on the roster screen without going to tactics
Fixed U20 national team name display on a few screens
Added a contract view to non-player staff search screen
Most Team Ties in League History now hidden for leagues where there's a shootout in regular season games

Trades/Transfers/Contracts

Disabled cash from NHL trade offers according to the new CBA
Updated the Russian post-season transfer window
Tweaked NHL salaries to fit the new financial landscape
Updated all entry drafts according to new number of teams and eligibility rules
Removed NHL waiver draft according to new CBA
Tweaked trades to consider salary caps and finances better
Added option to set prospects as untouchable
Roster management tweaks for NHL teams regarding new CBA
AI teams can now make inquiries as well
Fixed a contract bug where try-outs (and possibly loans) did not end on time
Updated NHL trade deadline and roster freezes
Tweaked trade negotiations
Contract unhappiness tweaks
Tweaks to NHL team trade modes at the start of the game due to the missed season and new CBA
Updated the NHL/Europe transfer agreement
Tweaked NHL roster management for sending players back to juniors
Increased the chances for a team not wanting to trade a player to a rival team
Tweaked roster management for junior teams with overage players
Disabled cash from major junior trade offers

Match Engine

Tweaks to scoring levels and tactics according to new NHL rules
Tweaks to player motivation levels in playoff games
Tweaks to player motivation levels during long winning/losing streaks
Fixed playing rules for Russian league playoffs OT
Tweaks to fighting levels in different leagues
Playoff scoring tweaks

Competitions

Tweaked playoff series home venue alteration patterns
ECHL salary cap tweak
Updated the ECHL veteran rule for 2005/6 - NHL/AHL players assigned/loaned are exempt if they are under 24, and the professional games played limit is now 260
Fixes on OHL overage rules
US minor league roster limit fixes
US minor league salary cap fixes
US minor league veteran limit fixes
Small fixes to league team records tracking
Added a one-off special case for an underage player in OHL

Awards

Added some missing ECHL awards
Added some missing OHL awards
Added some missing DEL awards
Added missing NHL award (Saving Grace)
Fixed Russian league best defenseman award
Added missing QMJHL award (Marcel Robert Trophy)
Added Interliga awards
Added some US minor league awards
Tweaked NHL Rookie Allstar selections
Jennings Trophy tweaks for NHL
Added Three Stars Award for the major juniors

Other

Fixed note reminders issue introduced in v2.0.2
Fixed staff record entry on players first international game
Media/player happiness tweaks
Tweaked the generation of random names
Fixed to tracking of team and league records
Tweaked potential ability randomness ranges
Added ability to assign scouts to individual players on your own team
Club history fixes for national teams
Fixed U20 national team roster selection from major juniors in certain cases
Tweaked human manager scoring when applying for new management jobs
Tweaked player development to reflect mental abilities a bit better
Tweaked NHL finances heavily to add local TV revenue and to match real life models better
Leave of absense action fix
Added more pressure on GM's getting fired more often
Tweaked scouting for the draft
Tweaked Head Coach firings
Network games show all highlights when viewing games
User can now search for people born in a city within the fast find
Fixed retirement announcement timings to give the announcement well in advance of the actual retirement
Player stats fix when moving to a non-playing role mid-season
Tweaked player rehab
Tuned finances for all the leagues to reduce big profits
Fixed a scout bug that caused some big name players to be filtered out of the player search results
Retired numbers tweaks to ensure that the player numbers retired are more realistic
Added config to allow configuration of players who should definately have their numbers retired
No player/coaches as captains in European leagues

Translation/Text

Misc translation fixes

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