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Lace up the skates and play with or against all 30 NHL teams including the new expansion Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. NHL 2001 invites the world to play with the addition of 20 international teams including Ukraine and Latvia. Feel the full hockey flavor by building a custom team with the jersey editor, logo importer, and customizable city and team names. EA SPORTS puts you in the game with the "Face in the Game" feature -- witness fans throw their hats on the ice in your honor after a hat trick. With a variety of game modes including Quick Game, Season Play, Career Mode, Playoffs and Tournaments, all the goals are just a slap shot away.


NHL 2001 Windows The Goalkeeper warms up before the game.
NHL 2001 Windows Goal Celebration
NHL 2001 Windows Complaining to the referee
NHL 2001 Windows One of many ways to watch the replays.

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User Reviews

Another Hockey treat for the year 2001... Windows The Ring Hawk (646)
The best hockey game there is, but not the best there COULD be Windows Rick Jones (108)
Smooth as Ice Windows Kartanym (10739)
Another great addition to EA Sports' NHL series. Windows Radoslaw Koncewicz (7)
Another great sports game from EA Sports PlayStation Attila (494)

Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2000 93 out of 100 93
PSX Extreme PlayStation Oct 18, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91 PlayStation 2 Dec 08, 2000 16 out of 20 80
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 2000 80 out of 100 80
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation Nov, 2000 8 out of 10 80 Windows Oct 23, 2000 16 out of 20 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Nov 01, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamekult PlayStation 2 Dec 12, 2000 7 out of 10 70
PSM PlayStation Dec, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation 2 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 02/2001) NHL 2001 was named as "Best Sports Game in 2000".
Contributed to by Kartanym (10739) and Brolin Empey (700)