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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 Complaining to the referee
NHL 2001 Windows The Goalkeeper warms up before the game.
NHL 2001 Windows One of many ways to watch the replays.
NHL 2001 Windows Goal Celebration

Promo Images

NHL 2001 Screenshot
NHL 2001 Screenshot
NHL 2001 Screenshot
NHL 2001 Render


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User Reviews

Another Hockey treat for the year 2001... Windows The Ring Hawk (838)
The best hockey game there is, but not the best there COULD be Windows Rick Jones (111)
Smooth as Ice Windows Kartanym (12738)
Another great addition to EA Sports' NHL series. Windows Radoslaw Koncewicz (7)
Another great sports game from EA Sports PlayStation Attila (582)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 07, 2001 90 out of 100 90 Windows 2000 90 out of 100 90 PlayStation 2 Dec 08, 2000 16 out of 20 80
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 02, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamersMark Windows May 29, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Nov, 2000 7.75 out of 10 78
Gry OnLine Windows Dec 22, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamekult PlayStation 2 Dec 12, 2000 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2000 B- 67
Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation 2 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Another set of incomplete credits? 5 Mtik333 (4364)
Nov 12, 2020


In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 02/2001) NHL 2001 was named as "Best Sports Game in 2000".
Contributed to by Kartanym (12738) and Brolin Empey (857)