Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. The graphics and audio track are superb, and the player interface, with its customizable game play options, all add up for one amazing and enjoyable experience.
  2. 88
    Offers an incredibly fun and addictive vision of hockey.
User Score
7.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. ChrisM.
    Oct 24, 2004
    8
    Game play Commentary is the game's only downfall.
  2. JpN.
    Dec 21, 2002
    7
    Stupid pc wont let me win unlike 2002 hehe anyway easports has never made a bad nhl game well umm unless we forget the 90's.
  3. Chigliak
    Nov 3, 2002
    6
    If EA Sports would concentrate less on people in the crowd, players blowing their noses or celebrating too much for goals scored, or that If EA Sports would concentrate less on people in the crowd, players blowing their noses or celebrating too much for goals scored, or that childish waste of programming - fighting, and more on equal gameplay for both computer and human players, they would have a much better game. Full Review »