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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.


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Another great sports game from EA Sports Attila (495) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

PSX Extreme Oct 18, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
GameSpot Oct 04, 2000 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun Nov, 2000 85 out of 100 85
IGN Sep 25, 2000 8.4 out of 10 84
Video Games Nov, 2000 80 out of 100 80 Oct 24, 2000 16 out of 20 80
Super Play (Sweden) Nov, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 7.75 out of 10 78
PSM Dec, 2000 7 out of 10 70


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EA Cover Curse

Owen Nolan missed 24 games of the 2000-01 season for a variety of reasons following his cover appearance and saw his points per game drop from 1.07 (in 99-00) to 0.85.
Brolin Empey (698) added NHL 2001 (PlayStation) on Apr 05, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (10697)