Poised to defend its title as the #1 rated hockey video game*; ESPN NHL Hockey returns to the ice with the confidence of a seasoned veteran. Improved player control; an all-new fighting engine and lightning fast gameplay truly capture the feel and pace of NHL-caliber hockey. Plus; breakthrough new ways to play including online leagues multi-player mini-games and a deeper franchise mode add endless replay value to an already robust lineup of features. With an exclusive ESPN presentation system — including on-ice action called by Gary Thorne and Bill Clement — ESPN NHL Hockey 2005 makes skating with the NHLs elite a reality!
- Intense Contact Controls™… A completely re-designed fighting engine offers full-movement fighting — including grappling dodge grab and multiple punch moves — while improved checks and new contact moves help keep your opponent at bay.
- Always Online … The standard-setting online quality that you have come