NHL 2001 Trivia (PlayStation)
In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 02/2001) NHL 2001 was named as "Best Sports Game in 2000".
In the German gaming magazine PC Player (issue 01/2001) NHL 2001 was named as "Best Sports Game in 2000".
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.