Top 10 Weird, Wild and Wacky NHL Video Games
NHL video games have typically steered towards more realistic experiences in recent years, but there are many games outside of the main core series that have presented fun times for all. Here's a look at some of the best games outside of the EA Sports NHL game series.
Desperate for a hockey-pool fix? Introducing Fantasy Fantasy Hockey
No NHL hockey means no fantasy pools…unless you really lean into the "fantasy" part.
Simulating the Season: Capitals close in on clinching Metropolitan, Panthers, Maple Leafs deadlocked in Atlantic
In our latest simulated action, Tom Wilson's helped Washington inch closer to locking up top spot in the Metro, the Maple Leafs got revenge on the Hurricanes for the David Ayres game and the Panthers picked up another important two points.
Simulating the Season: Lightning take over top spot in the NHL, Kuemper blanks Golden Knights
In our latest simulated action, Tampa Bay's thrashing of Toronto helped the Lightning to the top of the NHL standings, Arizona dominated Vegas and Edmonton inched closer to first place in the Pacific.
Simulating the Season: Ovechkin hat trick downs Penguins, Jets snaps Stars' streak
In our latest simulated action, the Capitals' six-goal first period sets the stage for a wild win over the Penguins, the Jets snap the Stars' five-game winning streak and increase their playoff odds and the Islanders leap ahead of the Hurricanes in the wild-card race.
Simulating the Season: Lightning gain on Bruins in Presidents' Trophy race, Kings' Frk sets NHL record
In our latest simulated action, the Lightning's overtime victory over the Flames pulled them within two points of division-, conference- and league-leader status, while Martin Frk's quick-strike tally set an NHL record that won't ever be broken.
Simulating the Season: Bishop steals one for Stars, Lightning down Oilers in 13-goal thriller
In our latest simulated action, the streaking Stars earned their fifth-straight win and moved into a tie for second in the Central, the Lightning and Oilers battled in a 13-goal thriller and the Jets tightened their grip on a wild-card spot.
Simulating the Season: Capitals stretch Metro lead after fiery affair, 'Game of the Night' debuts
In our latest simulated action, a pair of late-game fights sparked Washington to a win over potential playoff opponent Columbus, Nashville trampled Colorado and our 'Game of the Night' streaming series debuted with a double-header.
Simulating the Season: McDavid shreds Senators as Oilers pull within three points of Pacific lead
In our latest simulated action, Edmonton's early deficit was erased with ease by Connor McDavid, Pittsburgh kept pace in the race for top spot in the Metropolitan Division and Nick Schmaltz and Phil Kessel led the Coyotes to an overtime win.
Simulating the Season: Streaking Stars in hunt for home-ice advantage, Blues get last-minute win
Jamie Benn's late game-winning goal handed the Stars their fourth-consecutive victory and pushed the Stars two points back of second spot in the Central Division in our latest simulated action.
Simulating the Season: Rangers continue push for playoff spot, Blue Jackets get breathing room in wild-card race
As our simulated season rolls on, the New York Rangers continued to make up ground in the wild-card race and the Columbus Blue Jackets increased their odds of hanging onto a playoff spot. Elsewhere, an unlikely hero led the Dallas Stars to victory.
Simulating the Season: Power shifts in the Metropolitan, Wild's wild comeback puts playoffs in sight
In the latest Simulating the Season, the Flyers remain red hot and take over top spot in the Metropolitan Division, the Penguins put pressure on the Capitals to perform and Minnesota orchestrates a third-period rally in an important game between wild-card competitors.
Simulating the Season: Flyers stay white hot in pursuit of top spot in Metropolitan Division
In our continuation of the simulated season, Philadelphia picks up a big win, Winnipeg continues to chase down a divisional playoff spot and Detroit – thanks to Jimmy Howard – skates to a stunning victory.
Simulating The Season: What would happen if the NHL continued to play?
The NHL has postponed action indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak. But what would happen if the league continued to play behind closed doors? We'll attempt to find out through video game simulation.
Pixels and Pucks: A History of Hockey Video Games
Hockey video games have made an incredible journey the past three decades, from pixelated characters to the spitting images of real players, from mindless fun to managing a salary cap, from something little kids play to something NHL players compete to represent. The Hockey News delves into the world of consoles to unearth the nuts and bolts of every landmark release and paradigm shift in how our great sport has appeared in game form.
EA Sports turns focus to customization, unique feel with latest instalment in NHL series
Taking inspiration from cover athlete Auston Matthews and incorporating all-new offensive flair, 'NHL 20' will allow players to set themselves apart with on-ice style in more ways than one.
Auston Matthews dreams of a 'sea of blue and white' to rival Raptors' parade someday
The Leafs' star center is thrilled to grace the cover of EA Sports' new video game, but his aspirations for next season and beyond are much bigger.
How the NHL Gaming World Championship has grown by leaps and bounds in Year Two
After a strong first year, the NHL put its focus on content creation and engagement. The result? A significant rise in registration, qualifying contests and a larger field for the World Championship tournament, which is set for Las Vegas in mid-June.
Harvard, haters and how to cheat at video games: inside the mind of EA Sports cover model P.K. Subban
The Predators' star blueliner talks about the joy of gracing the cover of his favorite childhood game – and how he silences his critics with his real-life play.
Connor McDavid on superstardom, Sidney Crosby, and video game curses
He’s loaded up with NHL awards and thrilled to grace the cover of NHL 18. Connor McDavid wants to be the best at what he does and invites comparisons to other greats.
Down Goes Brown: Five more obscure hockey video game classics
We're recognizing titles that aren't quite as well-remembered as NHL 94, so here are five more hockey games that you may or may not remember from distant days long past.
Flyers crowned Stanley Cup Champions in NHL 17 simulation
Steve Mason stands on his head — and scores a goal — as the Flyers win the Stanley Cup in a full-season simulation, while Roberto Luongo turns back the clock and Patrick Kane continues to dominate league scoring.