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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 2741 ratings
  1. 10 (474)
  2. 9 (959)
  3. 8 (880)
  4. 7 (226)
  5. 6 (75)
  6. 5 (46)
  7. 4 (16)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (44)

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  • User Rating 1

    NHL 06 stinks! it dosen't even work on my freaking computer. i got it for xmas and checked requriments.

    Rated on December 25, 2005 by billschamp11

    NHL 06 stinks! it dosen't even work on my freaking computer. i got it for xmas and checked requriments and i checked them all and it still dosent freaking work im disappointed in NHL, NFL works perfec...

    0 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    It's NHL 2005, without the hitting.

    Rated on December 30, 2005 by CTOCTOCTO

    I REMEMBER THE GLORY DAYS of EA's NHL series. Not coincidentally, they were the most recent glory days of the NHL itself, back in the early 90's when the New York Rangers were making their run at the ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    This game is so realistic I mean 2k6 Is the worst Game ever ROCK ON NHL 06!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Rated on July 22, 2006 by artemvas

    In NHL 06 the puck bounces like in real life the goalie moves like in real life The only problem with this game is nothing. The dekes are superb espescailly the new skill stick. The celebrations are ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5

    an embarrasment

    Rated on January 07, 2006 by RacerX666

    i recently borrowed nhl 06 from my friend to play for a while. its the most recent version of ea sports nhl series since nhl 2001. i have nhl 2000 as well, and felt that both of those games, however g...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.9

    I thought I was about to play the most realistic game in the NHL series but found out I had been better off with '98.

    Rated on August 14, 2006 by CarCrazy709

    This game is, simply said, broken. -Same old cutscenes used, didn't provide depth or NHL realism -Don't get me started on the goalies, online mode is a laggy festival of one-timers and cheap gift ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2

    Not so Great!

    Rated on August 24, 2006 by cthulhu34

    First off I love sports games as well as hockey but every single year this game comes out the only difference is perhaps a little better graphics and the updated rosters.I have played a good majority ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Still Major flaws.

    Rated on January 21, 2006 by 360motina

    The first thing that should have been fixed in a patch in the menus. They are broken, and suprisingly after two pathes, they are still not fixed. The total let down in this game is the stick and de...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

    Not the best on in the NHL series sorry.. All we can hope is that NHL 07 will be the one.. So far is the NHL 2003 for me

    Rated on January 24, 2006 by SWEToryu

    Great gameplay could be some improv like passing and shooting.. The swedish commentry was fun to hear, always the same word and getting tierd of the after awhile and change it to english for the res...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    This game is a big step forward but as far as gameplay, But the AI goalies takes 5 steps backward

    Rated on January 26, 2006 by kirillka87

    Why cant EA make a good hockey Sim. thier soccer and baseball games are great but hockey is still back there not quit developed with the times. i mean the first time i played an ea nhl game was 98 a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.2

    For Hockey on the PC this is as good as it gets...but dont expect a challange

    Rated on February 20, 2006 by wolflegresley

    This game as far as hockey is concenred is the best release to date, The amazing grafics and dynasty mode options you'll find yourself saying "just 1 more upgrade"and it is addicting. However by the t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.