Today EA Sports released a developer diary focusing on goalies and incidental contact with the NHL Collision Physics.
Goalies are live and fully integrated into the play in NHL 14
, so incidental contact (with players and goalies) occurs more frequently based on speed and momentum. At the same time, a lot of work has been done to tune penalty calls so that they’re realistic.
More info can be found here: http://www.easports.com/nhl/news-updates-gameplay/article/nhl-14-goalie-and-incidental-contact