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8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 3279 ratings
  1. 10 (1479)
  2. 9 (1187)
  3. 8 (240)
  4. 7 (87)
  5. 6 (52)
  6. 5 (30)
  7. 4 (20)
  8. 3 (27)
  9. 2 (34)
  10. 1 (123)

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  • User Rating 8

    NHL games for the the PS2 are not extinct, and should not be overlooked. EA made sure they gave this game some love.

    Rated on November 10, 2008 by TwistyO

    I was very skeptical picking up this game for $30 for the PS2. I expected a recycled NHL game, with wonky & way too difficult controls, and an AI that was just plain bad. But what I got was a decentl...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Pretty much NHL '08 with updated rosters for this season...

    Rated on December 10, 2008 by briggsy8950

    If you have played NHL '08, this game is pretty much the same game. The same ease of scoring a goal is still there. (Using the veteran controls, fake a shot, deek and shoot into the wide open net you ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    It's just like NHL06,NHL07,NHL08 but EA put even less time into it.

    Rated on February 16, 2009 by aph24

    I really didn't expect much from this title, considering the PS2 is all but dead. However, I didn't expect it to be this bland. I didn't even pickup NHL08 because it looked a lot like the past NHLs, b...

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

    NHL 09 Review!

    Rated on February 22, 2009 by griffinboy846

    There are multiple modes in 09, like Dynasty and Season, but you'll probably focus on Be A Pro Mode. In this mode, you can create a character, or just play as an NHL player (like Sidney Crosby). Then...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Get into some real NHL action with your favorite team and light up the Red Light!!

    Rated on May 17, 2009 by mpags85

    If you are a hockey fanatic like myself, then you gotta get NHL 09. The fun starts right away and you can choose to just play a quick game or you can start a real season. This is definitely the best h...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.