So they're vastly improving the next gen games but only providing minor tweaks to current consoles.
NHL 15 skating to PS4, Xbox One this fall | Joystiq
"While NHL 15 will also arrive on PS3 and Xbox 360 this fall, the improvements to those versions are minimal by comparison, limited to some boosted collision physics and the new commentary team. EA is conducting a cover athlete vote for the game starting this week, which ends on June 1 with the winner being announced during the 2014 NHL Awards on June 24. Fans can begin voting now on the NHL's website."