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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.


NHL 2001 Windows Goal Celebration
NHL 2001 Windows Complaining to the referee
NHL 2001 Windows The Goalkeeper warms up before the game.
NHL 2001 Windows Sweden enters the ice.

Promo Images

NHL 2001 Screenshot
NHL 2001 Screenshot
NHL 2001 Screenshot
NHL 2001 Screenshot


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User Reviews

Another Hockey treat for the year 2001... The Ring Hawk (841) unrated
The best hockey game there is, but not the best there COULD be Rick Jones (111) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Smooth as Ice Kartanym (12782) unrated
Another great addition to EA Sports' NHL series. Radoslaw Koncewicz (7) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamer's Pulse Oct 25, 2000 97 out of 100 97
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 2000 93 out of 100 93
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 92 out of 100 92 2000 90 out of 100 90
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2000 86 out of 100 86 Oct 23, 2000 16 out of 20 80
Gamekult Oct 06, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamersMark May 29, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gry OnLine Dec 22, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75


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In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 02/2001) NHL 2001 was named as "Best Sports Game in 2000".
Kartanym (12782) added NHL 2001 (Windows) on Oct 10, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (12782) and Brolin Empey (858)