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NHL 14 asks fans to face off in cover vote contest

Following last year's successful demonstration of democracy through NHL.com, NHL 14 will ask hockey fans to once again vote for their favorite cover athlete. Fans may choose from an initial list of sixty players, with voting taking place across two rounds that will be followed by a 16-player bracke...

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PSA: NHL GameCenter app arrives on Xbox 360

The faint sound you hear from your monitor isn't the cancerous hum of its inner workings, it's the sweet sob of hockey fans finally donning their best sweaters in preparation of the lockout-shorted NHL season. Tomorrow, henceforth known as "irrefutable proof of the existence of generous and mysteri...

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Failing the NHL 13 academy

I love sports, but I know next to nothing about hockey. Maybe my lack of NHL love has something to do with my Wisconsin upbringing, a sort of "no-man's land" for professional hockey. The Milwaukee Admirals AHL team doesn't excite me, and picking between the Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild and De...

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Xbox adding Nickelodeon, Paramount, Machinima, Univision, NHL and more ESPN [update: full list of new apps]

Microsoft hopes to "double" its entertainment offerings over the next year, highlighting four partners during its pre-E3 media briefing: Nickelodeon, Paramount, Machinima, and Univisiona. Microsoft is also adding the NBA and NHL to its content partners, specifically citing the latter as launching ...

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NHL 12 trailer introduces new forms of ice-tackling

There is nothing we don't love about the latest trailer for NHL 12. See, while other trailers for annually iterated sports titles focus on how their new mechanics allow you greater control over the ball/racket/club, NHL 12 is more single-minded: you can now hurt dudes in new, more visceral ways....

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ESRB enlists hockey players to attempt punny PSA

Listen here, Entertainment Software Ratings Board, if you're going to create a public service announcement for parents of young gamers starring Chicago Blackhawks players Patrick Sharp and Brian Campbell, you really can't use puns so halfheartedly. This commercial might be a noble attempt, but ther...

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NHL GameCenter Live brings streaming hockey games to PS3 starting today

NHL fans will want to check the PlayStation Store right now. Sony and the NHL have just announced an exclusive partnership that enables PS3 owners to watch live hockey games through the NHL GameCenter Live app on the PlayStation Network. The app, which will exist under the Video section of the XMB,...

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EA's 'NHL Slapshot' for Wii includes hockey stick peripheral, grinning Gretzky

Canoe.ca, the web home of Canadian newspaper publisher QMI Agency, has revealed a new Wii hockey game on the way from EA, called NHL Slapshot. This new game has two distinguishing features: first, it is controlled with a scaled-down hockey stick peripheral, into which the Wiimote and Nunchuk are pla...

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EA and Canadian Hockey League ink 4-year partnership

A recent EA Sports press release has announced that the developer's upcoming hockey title, NHL 11, will be the first game to feature the teams and players of all three divisions in the Canadian Hockey League. The CHL is a "development" league, featuring players between the ages of 16 and 20, many o...

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Ryan Kesler is the NHL 2K11 cover athlete

First he won a silver medal at the Winter Olympics, and now he'll be on the cover of the Wii-exclusive NHL 2K11. Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler sounds genuinely excited about the opportunity, telling The Canadian Press that the only way he thought he'd ever end up on a game cover was "if I pu...

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