Excerpt: As a game, NHL 2001 is a tough bird - it has moments of absolute brilliance, tempered by features that are disappointing in their execution. It's my assertion that NHL 2001 for PS2 is a different game than its PSX counterpart, and not just graphically.
Excerpt: I'll admit it, I'm from Minnesota (big hockey state), and although I love the new Minnesota Wild, I never really sit down and watch hockey all that much. But after playing NHL 2001 a few times, I swear that I have just sat through three exciting periods of action-packed, intense hockey.
Excerpt: Electronic Arts has been making hockey games for quite awhile. If you've owned every version since the first one on the Sega Genesis, you probably won't bother reading the rest of this review as you know already know you want it.