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NHL 2003 (Xbox)

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Description

This year's edition features many different modes of gameplay for the NHL enthusiast. Players can start the game right away in play now mode, play an international game, play through a playoff series, or start a franchise. The franchise mode puts you in charge of a team for a 10-year legacy. You can either play every game during a season or simulate each game and take a manager role. After each season, you have the option to play around with the roster in anticipation of next season. You can draft new players, sign free agents, make trades with other teams, and retire old players. Statistics are kept throughout the life of a franchise in several categories.

Also new this year is the use of the right analog stick to execute manual dekes and slip the puck past the goalkeeper.

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There are 25 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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User Reviews

Fantastic NHL action John-Michael Matthews (3) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Oct 01, 2002 4.5 out of 5 90
GameZone Oct 27, 2002 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Oct 30, 2002 88 out of 100 88
IGN Oct 03, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
GameSpot Nov 06, 2002 8.3 out of 10 83
X-Power Jun 02, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 23, 2002 16 out of 20 80

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Trivia

EA Cover Curse

Curse or slump? You be the judge. Jarome Iginlia had 52 goals, 44 assists, was +27 and never missed a game in the 2001-02 season. He followed this up with his cover appearance and dropped to 35 goals, 32 assists and -10 with seven missed games in the 2002-03 season.

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Corn Popper (69503) added NHL 2003 (Xbox) on Jul 29, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69503) and Charles Lippert (513)