Summary: One of the worst made hockey games I have ever seen. Anyone who watches hockey knows that the Sabres have incredible speed, but I find that even with Afinogenov I cannot win a race to any lose puck. Forget about chances at breakaways because the A.I. defense is incredibly fast. On the other hand, your defense is slow and cant check anyone.
Summary: I reviewed NHL 06 last year and gave it a favorable review. While I chose to purchase NHL 2K6 in its place, I still thought the EA version was legit. So fast forward to September 2006. 2K Sports delays the release of NHL 2K7 while EA's website seems to tout a bunch of new features, including a very deep Franchise mode which allows someone to do a bunch of new and realistic features (such as claiming people off waivers, two-way contracts, and the like.