DescriptionNHL 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.
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|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)|
|Gamezilla||Windows||Oct 30, 2001||93 out of 100||93|
|Game Informer Magazine||Xbox||Dec, 2001||9.25 out of 10||92|
|Gaming Target||PlayStation 2||Nov 14, 2001||9.1 out of 10||91|
|Game Vortex||Xbox||Dec 07, 2002||90 out of 100||90|
|IGN||Xbox||Dec 11, 2001||9 out of 10||90|
|GameSpot||PlayStation 2||Sep 25, 2001||8.9 out of 10||89|
|Consoles Plus||PlayStation 2||Nov, 2001||85 out of 100||85|
|JeuxVideoPC.com||Windows||Nov 10, 2001||17 out of 20||85|
|Peliplaneetta.net||Windows||Oct 17, 2001||81 out of 100||81|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Windows||Dec, 2001||80|
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TriviaThe band Barenaked Ladies debut their previously unreleased track “It’s Only Me (The Wizard Of Magicland)” in the introductory sequence. You can also play as band members in the game via the Create Player feature by entering in the band members’ names.
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