What makes for a more epic game in the Stanley Cup Finals - four overtimes, or four fights? How about both, and a shorthanded goal to win it?
Last week EA Sports declined comment on a rumor that NHL 11 would include all top-flight juniors teams from the Canadian Hockey League. The Canadian Broadcasting Company is now reporting the inclusion as fact.
Sports radio in Calgary and a team's marketing employee are saying EA Sports' NHL 11 will feature teams from the Canadian Hockey League, the top tier of junior hockey in that country.
Four American gamers lost to non-Americans in the second annual Gillette EA Sports Champions of Gaming Tournament in New York City last night. But then, in a twist, two pro athletes beat two of the tournament-winning gamers.
With all of the NHL teams having revealed their third jerseys in competition this year, NHL 10 can now release them as well. EA Sports has published the code unlocking them.
Of the major game-of-the-year awards given out each year, no sports title has ever taken top overall honors. And yet five years later, there is one still talked about in ways that year's winners are not.
Who knows what Patrick Kane was paid to appear on the NHL 10 cover, but it was probably more than 20 cents. So it's hard to fathom why a 20-year-old zillionaire athlete would deck a cabbie over two dimes.
Hockey is another one of those sports that I feel a strong pull towards but have never experienced outside of video games, so if EA isn't delivering an extremely realistic sports simulation, chances are I would never know, so I have to rely on the hockey fans among our readers and possibly Owen for any real-life…