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Description

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.

Screenshots

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There are 27 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.


Promo Images

NHL 2002 Other UK Windows cover art
NHL 2002 Logo
NHL 2002 Screenshot Windows screenshot
NHL 2002 Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Sep 27, 2001 5 out of 5 100
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Gamezilla Oct 22, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Gaming Target Nov 14, 2001 9.1 out of 10 91
Game Revolution Oct, 2001 A- 91
GameSpot Sep 25, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
Game Critics Jan 30, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Consoles Plus Nov, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 18, 2001 17 out of 20 85
Super Play (Sweden) Oct, 2001 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

EA Cover Curse

Mario Lemieux's comeback was plagued by a series of recurring injuries. He played just 24 games in the 2001-2 season following his cover appearance. He scored only 6 goals in these games and his Penguins missed the playoffs for the first time since 1990.

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Kartanym (12841) added NHL 2002 (PlayStation 2) on Mar 10, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (12841) and JPaterson (9576)