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
RegWhitecalf added NHL '94 1993

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15 7
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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14 9
NHL 09 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 09 2008

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NHL 99 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 99 1998

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NHL series is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL series 2006

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18 15
NHL 10 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 10 Sep 15 2009

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14 11
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 Slapshot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL Slapshot Sep 07 2010

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18 16
NHL 2K11 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2K11 Aug 24 2010

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NHL 15 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
flipkickflip added NHL 15 2014

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NHL 2000 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 2000 1999

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NHL 14 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 14 Sep 10 2013

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Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
nhl94halifax added Ice Hockey

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NHL 2001 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 2001

The Best Hockey Movies

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NHL 96 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 96 1995

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NHL 11 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 11 2010

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NHL 97 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 97 1996

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NHL 98 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 98 Oct 23 1997

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NHL 95 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 95 Nov 01 1994

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NHL 2002 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
LadislavBleha added NHL 2002

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3 4
Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added Blades of Steel 1988

The Best Economic Simulation Games of All Time

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NHL 07 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 07 2006

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2 3
NHL 2005 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 2005 2004

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2 3
NHL 2004 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 2004 Sep 22 2003

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2 3
NHL 08 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 08 2007

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2 3
NHL 06 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 06 Sep 06 2005

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NHL FaceOff is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL FaceOff Nov 30 1995

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NHLPA Hockey '93 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHLPA Hockey '93 1992

The 10 Cruelest Video Game Pranks of All Time

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Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Ice Hockey 1981

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NHL 2003 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
NHL 2003 Jan 01 2002

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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 20... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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2 4
Mutant League Hockey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added Mutant League Hockey 1994

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2 4
NHL Hitz 2003 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL Hitz 2003 2002

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

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Super Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 35 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) 36 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Slap Shot Jan 01 1990

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

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1 4
NHL 13 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added NHL 13 Sep 11 2012

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1 4
Wayne Gretzky Hockey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Adam Hadley added Wayne Gretzky Hockey

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5 9
Brett Hull Hockey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 20... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time

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Brett Hull Hockey '95 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ice Hockey Games of All Time
Brett Hull Hockey '95 Jan 01 1995