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The Best NHL Games

List 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:
list ordered by
  • NHL 14
    1

    Cover athlete: Martin Brodeur (New Jersey)

  • NHL '94
    2

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

  • NHL 12
    3

    Cover athlete: Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay)

  • NHL 2004
    4

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

  • NHL 13
    5

    Cover athlete: Claude Giroux (Philadelphia)

  • NHL 10
    6

    Cover athlete: Patrick Kane (Chicago)

  • NHL 11
    7

    Cover athlete: Jonathan Toews (Chicago)

  • NHL 09
    8

    Cover athlete: Dion Phaneuf (Calgary)

  • NHL 07
    9

    Cover athlete: Alexander Ovechkin (Washington)

  • NHL 06
    10

    Cover athlete: Vincent Lecavalier (Tampa Bay)

  • NHL Legacy Edition
    11

    NHL Legacy Edition

    Cover athlete: N/A

  • NHL Slapshot
    12

    Cover athlete: Wayne Gretzky (Edmonton)

  • NHL 2002
    13

    Cover athlete: Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh)

  • NHL 17
    14

    NHL 17

    Cover athlete: Vladimir Tarasenko (St. Louis)

  • NHL 99
    15

    Cover athlete: Eric Lindros (Philadelphia)

  • NHL 21
    16

    Cover athlete: Alexander Ovechkin (Washington)

  • Cover athlete: Rod Brind'Amour (Philadelphia), Mike Richter (New York Rangers), Randy Moller (New York Rangers

  • NHL 96
    18

    Cover athletes: Scott Stevens (New Jersey), Steve Yzerman (Detroit)

  • NHL 08
    19

    Cover athlete: Eric Staal (Carolina)

  • NHL 19
    20

    NHL 19

    Cover athlete: P. K. Subban (Nashville)

  • NHL 98
    21

    Cover athlete: Peter Forsberg (Colorado)

  • NHL 18
    22

    Cover athlete: Connor McDavid (Edmonton)

  • NHL 95
    23

    Cover athletes: Alexei Kovalev (New York Rangers), Kirk McLean (Vancouver)

  • NHL 2003
    24

    Cover athlete: Jarome Iginla (Calgary)

  • NHL 16
    25

    NHL 16

    Cover athlete: Jonathan Toews (Chicago)