An Edmonton forward prepares for boarding by Minnesota's Cam Barker.
Faceoffs in NHL 11 will enable different tactics to win the puck. Here Buffalo's Derek Roy spins around, blocking the puck and allowing him to win the draw.
Roy, at it again, demonstrates the stick slash to win the faceoff.
Broken sticks will affect play, rather than lay on the ice and look pretty.
Collisions in the new real-time physics engine will be a lot more varied, but just as punishing.