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Total Nerd The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the ice hockey genre.

This is a list of the best ice hockey games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated ice hockey games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest ice hockey games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these ice hockey games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging ice hockey games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new ice hockey games.

Examples include NHL 2K10 and NHL 2003.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best ice hockey games?" and "What is the greatest ice hockey game of all time?"
list ordered by

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NHL '94 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL '94 1993

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NHL 2K10 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2K10 2009

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NHL 10 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 10 2009

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NHL series is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL series Sep 12 2006

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NHL Slapshot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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NHL 2K11 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2K11 Aug 24 2010

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NHL 12 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 12 Sep 08 2011

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NHL 09 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 09 2008

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NHL 15 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 15 2014

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Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Ice Hockey

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NHL 14 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 14 Sep 10 2013

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NHL 11 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 11 2010

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NHL 99 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 99 1998

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NHL 2000 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2000 1999

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NHL 98 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 98 1997

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NHL 95 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 95 1994

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Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Blades of Steel Dec 23 1988

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NHL Hitz 2003 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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Mutant League Hockey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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NHL 07 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 07 2006

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NHL FaceOff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL FaceOff Nov 30 1995

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NHL 2005 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2005 2004

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NHL 2004 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2004 2003

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NHL 08 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 08 2007

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NHL 06 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 06 2005

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NHL 2001 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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NHL 97 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 97 1996

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NHL 96 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 96 1995

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NHLPA Hockey '93 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHLPA Hockey '93 Dec 31 1992

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Super Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Super Ice Hockey Mar 25 1994

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Slap Shot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Slap Shot Jan 01 1990

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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 20... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Ice Hockey Jan 01 1981

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NHL 2003 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2003 2002

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NHL 2002 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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NHL 13 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 13 Sep 11 2012

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Mario Lemieux Hockey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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Wayne Gretzky Hockey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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Brett Hull Hockey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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Brett Hull Hockey '95 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Brett Hull Hockey '95 Jan 01 1995

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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 20... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time