Score like a superstar with NHL 06. Express your shooting style with the all-new EA SPORTS Skill Stick and light the lamp with highlight reel moves such as spinoramas, toe drags, bat-ins, and between-the-legs shots. Classic deke control adds to your arsenal by letting you manoeuvre around defensemen and make goalies dizzy before snapping off dangerous shots that can ripple the twine and knock the water bottle off the net. Get offensive and score like never before with NHL 06!
- All-New EA SPORTS Skill Stick: Create highlight reel goals by executing the signature moves of an NHL All-Star. With a tap of the right analog stick, drop the puck between your skates, fake out goaltenders with a between-the-legs shot, or puck the puck in the back of the net with a bat-in.
- EA SPORTS R.P.M. Physics: New Realistic Puck Momentum (R.P.M.) means the puck is dangerous—hard shots can injure defensemen, shake up goalies in the crease, ripple the twine, or knock water bottles off the net to add insult to injury.
- Classic Deking Control: Movement on the ice is more intuitive than ever as you skate and deke using the left analog stick to move past opponents and make goalies perform all-new incredible desperation saves.
- All-New Momentum Skating: Feel what it's like to be on the ice. A player's speed and size now affects his momentum and turning radius. Generate momentum to initiate speed bursts then fly past opponents, leaving real-time ice trails in your wake.
- Creation Zone: Create a player who looks like you and get into the game with the new analog facial sculpting controls. Add black eyes, broken noses and scars to put fear in the eyes of your opponents. Create an NHL team in your hometown and build a dynasty, or edit any player in the league with an all-new player editor.
- EA SPORTS Online*: Take your game online and challenge opponents anywhere in the world via a PC, PlayStation2 or Xbox Live. Meet, greet and chat via the new and improved EA Messenger and then set up a tournament or play NHL 06 head-to-head using EA SPORTS intuitive matchmaking system. Battle your way tthe top of the world at the ultimate online sports gaming destination.