NHL 21 is back with a handful of new updates and features, including somewhat of an overhaul to the Be a Pro career mode. In this mode, you’ll play through an entire career as a created player, completing objectives and rising through the ranks. To do so, you’ll need to be a team play, which includes knowing when to go to the bench. Here is everything you need to know about how to go to the bench in Be a Pro in NHL 21.
Regardless of the playstyle you select, ranging from quick shifts to full length shifts, you’ll eventually need to go to the bench. Not only is it a good show of sportsmanship to make sure everyone on your team plays, it also serves to refresh your stamina.
If you’re out on the ice too long, you’ll get exhausted, making you slow and of no use to anyone. Alongside this, you’ll also get points off your overall score for taking too long of a shift.
How to Go to the Bench (Be a Pro) in NHL 21
You’ll know when it is time to head to the bench either by a text indication on your screen or via the bullseye located next to your bench. When you see either of these, press the circle button on PS4 or B on Xbox One.
Once you do, your player will head to the bench until their next shift.
Keep in mind that even though it is important to hop off the ice as quick as you can when indicated, pay attention to your situation first. If you’re far way from the bench or trying to protect against a fast break, there is no point heading to the bench immediatly.
Instead, wait until you’re team is headed back up on offense or you are already near the bench with other teammates in support when coming back on defense.
That is everything you need to know about how to go to the bench in Be a Pro in NHL 21. For more tips and, be sure to search Twinfinite.
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