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NHL 2002 is EA's latest incarnation of their NHL series.

New features over previous years includes the "Breakaway Cam", which causes the game to slow down, turn blue, and go into letterbox mode when you're one on one with the goalie, and "EA GameStory", which tracks your progress and rewards you for outstanding performance.

NHL 2002 is the first in the series to include NHL Cards, which is the equiviliant of Madden's NFL Cards. By performing special moves, such as scoring within the first 30 seconds or winning 10 face-offs, you get points, which you can then use to buy cards.

NHL 2002 includes all the professional NHL teams, as well as the International teams, such as Team Canada and U.S.A. Every stadium is included, and so is every player.

NHL 2002 has many game modes, including Season, Quick Play, Shootout, and Exhibition. It also has a "Create-A-Skater" mode.


NHL 2002 Windows Shiny Ice
NHL 2002 Windows Thrashers' players are not agreed with referee.
NHL 2002 Windows And he hits the puck
NHL 2002 Windows Breakaway Cam

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User Reviews

Best NHL game out there for casual hockey fans. Windows devils102 (17)
If you are a hockey fan (or just like hockey gaming) NHL 2002 should be part of your collection. Windows punkus (3)

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Windows Nov 16, 2001 9.7 out of 10 97
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2001 93 out of 100 93 Windows Oct 10, 2001 91 out of 100 91
Game Revolution Xbox Dec, 2001 A- 91
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Sep 25, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
GameSpot Xbox Dec 17, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87 PlayStation 2 Oct 18, 2001 17 out of 20 85 Windows Oct 12, 2001 17 out of 20 85
Super Play (Sweden) Windows Oct, 2001 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 2 Oct 28, 2001 B- 67


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NHL 2002 features NHL Legend Mario Lemieux on the cover. In 2000 made a succesful comeback as player/owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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