The Best NHL Games

Voting Rules
Game must be part of the EA's NHL series.

Here is a list of the best NHL video games, ranked from greatest to worst by thousands of gamers' votes. If you think the coolest NHL game to play isn't as high as it should be then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and a friend arguing over what the greatest NHL hockey game of all time is? Use this list of each and every NHL video game to see how many people would agree with you and end the squabble once and for all. 

This list is kept up-to-date with all new releases and includes everything from NHL 2K10 to NHL 21 and more.

If you're wondering, "What are the greatest NHL games?" or "What is the best NHL game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions.

Photo: NHL 14 / EA Vancouver
Ranked by
  • NHL 14
    875 votes
    • Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    Cover athlete: Martin Brodeur (New Jersey)

  • NHL '94
    767 votes
    • Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Mega Drive, DOS

    Cover athletes: Tomas Sandstrom (Los Angeles), Andy Moog (Boston)

  • NHL 12
    528 votes
    • Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    Cover athlete: Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay)

  • NHL 2004
    481 votes
    • Platform: GameCube, Xbox, Personal computer, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

    Cover athletes: Dany Heatley (Atlanta), Joe Sakic (Colorado)

  • NHL 13
    382 votes
    • Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    Cover athlete: Claude Giroux (Philadelphia)

  • NHL 10
    333 votes
    • Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

    Cover athlete: Patrick Kane (Chicago)