I can't believe gamespot has a problem with this game! It's much better than 2K's version. At least this one has Sydney Crosby and the other rookies. 2K's franchise/dynasty modes are always weak and this year is no exception. NHL 2006 has the best dynasty mode, next to MVP. I just wish EA would get rid of "obtain the #1 overall pick" as one of the GM goals. You would think winning the stanley cup and showing a decent profit that year would be satisfactory for most NHL franchises. If you just won the cup, why would you care about obtaining the #1 overall pick in next year's draft. At the very least, change the goal every year.