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This year's edition allows you to compete against legendary players including Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull, Phil Esposito, and Marcel Dionne. New Jersey Devils announcers Mike Emrick & Darren Pang call the games.

There is an exhibition mode for up to eight players with the Multitap, a season mode for multiple players, playoff mode, tournament mode, a practice option, and shoot-out mode, that helps to sharpen your breakaway and deke moves.

Also new this year are the updated rosters of all NHL teams including expansion teams Columbus BlueJackets and Minnesota Wild.


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NHL FaceOff 2001 Screenshot
NHL FaceOff 2001 Screenshot
NHL FaceOff 2001 Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Feb 05, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
PSX Extreme PlayStation Sep 16, 2000 8.8 out of 10 88
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Oct, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Da Gameboyz PlayStation 2000 8.375 out of 10 84
GameSpot PlayStation Oct 02, 2000 5.4 out of 10 54
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Feb 02, 2001 5.1 out of 10 51
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Nov, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Feb, 2001 D+ 33
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Apr, 2001 3 out of 10 30
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Apr, 2001 1 out of 10 10


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