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the official NHL 11 Thread.

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FOR NHL 11:

They should have Winter Classics

It would be cool in be a gm or be a pro or maybe in an online tourny to have the outdoor rink.

They should have the Devils green jerseys as third jerseys.

They should make you feel like your at the arena by showing real life pics of the outside of it in the intro to the game or something.

They should have more realistic arenas, like maybe have the recognizable walkway behind the boards at the garden, or even the zamboni doors where they really are. Maybe pan around the inside of the arena and have it LOOK like the rock, like the big devils sign next to 233 etc.

Idk I can't think of anything else right now but I would especially love to see the green devils jerseys

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I'd like it a bunch if a certain #17 was on the teams starting roster for the next game.

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I am in my 8th year franchise... I simulate Most of the games in the season....

My Devils roster is completely different; lots of draft picks and made quite a few trades.

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Anyone try be a pro with a goalie? I started one on the hardest difficulty setting, got drafted by Ottawa and played a number of games as the backup. I lost about 3 games 1-0 while making 20+ saves and they told me I had to keep the puck out of the net and start winning more games. I like playing as the goalie even if the controls still need a lot of work but god damn is it annoying to watch your team try to score, all they do is pass the puck back and forth. I got sent down to the b-sens after playing in 5 games and going 2-3 with a goals against average under 1 and a save percentage of like .950. Every game I win is 1-0 or 2-0 with an empty net. Completely fvcking stupid.

Edited by Satans Hockey

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I switch off from my Be A Pro, Be A GM, and EASHL depending on what i feel like playing but i recently restarted my pro and im playing on the Devils top line with Kovy and Zajac. I got like 100+ points right now in 38 games haha. Also when I got the game in September when it first came out i started the GM mode first and the first move I made was trading for Kovalchuk. Little did I know he was ganna be on the Devils for real in 5 months haha. Its a great and addicting game. Cant wait for NHL 11

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FOR NHL 11:

They should have Winter Classics

It would be cool in be a gm or be a pro or maybe in an online tourny to have the outdoor rink.

They should have the Devils green jerseys as third jerseys.

They should make you feel like your at the arena by showing real life pics of the outside of it in the intro to the game or something.

They should have more realistic arenas, like maybe have the recognizable walkway behind the boards at the garden, or even the zamboni doors where they really are. Maybe pan around the inside of the arena and have it LOOK like the rock, like the big devils sign next to 233 etc.

Idk I can't think of anything else right now but I would especially love to see the green devils jerseys

There's some fixes I'd rather see before these. I mentioned the deal with the masks and Patrick Kane being a free agent in my BAP for the six seasons I've played. Also, cut down on the big name trades....cut down on the trades period.

Something I'd like to see as well is a better trading interface for the user. Yes, you can see a player's trade value, but after adding 2 or 3 on each side, you lose track of values and don't know how balanced (or unbalanced) your proposal is, and since you rep also varies according to proposals, it would help.

Graphics apart, I liked NHL 99 (?) a lot. It had what I mentioned about the trades, it had the stadiums pics, while loading it showed who's hot and cold and that stuff, quite nice that game.

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Graphics apart, I liked NHL 99 (?) a lot. It had what I mentioned about the trades, it had the stadiums pics, while loading it showed who's hot and cold and that stuff, quite nice that game.

Nothing beats NHL 98. Period.

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Nothing beats NHL 98. Period.

This owns.

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Its a Power play goal!!!

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Edited by overtime98

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All this good talk got me do be a GM :boogie:

Basically did a fantasy draft and picked Zach in the first round. The draft went something like this for me..

1st round Parise

2nd round Lidstrom

3rd round Marleau

I also ended up get Dan Boyle, Mats Sundin, Tomas Holmstrom, and Brygalov(sp?).

At the draft I basically picked from what the assistant coach told me and was offered about 5 trades :giggle:

I pushed hard for a trade for Weber which included a 1st, Boyle, and Sundin but they wouldn't bite. But I later acquired Sutter and Eric Staal.

My wing depth sucks but my center depth is beastly. Marleau, Staal, Sundin, and Sutter.

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anyone else wish you could put in your own goal horns as well as goal songs? today i made a custom goal horn and it sounds really cool and it has stick stickly by attack attack (If anyone has heard that song) as the goal song. sounds pretty sweet!

You can. Add it to the song that you want to be played, and go into the in-game settings and turn "Horns" (I believe, something like that in the sound settings" and turn it all the way down.

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Love all of the new ideas. wish they changed up the cutscenes and stuff, those have been the same since 07, but the game definitely looks sick.

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Toews is going to be the NHL 11 cover boy. Man you talk about a great year for a guy.... Olympic Gold Medal, Campbell Trophy, Conn Smythe Trophy, Stanley Cup, and now cover of the new EA sports game. Man talk about a solid year. This guy is literally on top of the world right now.

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About time that they add those broken sticks there. Man, I've been waiting forever! :lol:

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Cannot wait for this game.

My favorite feature in NHL 10 oddly enough was the realistic crowd reactions to goals. How they all jump up and cheer. That made the atmosphere amazing.

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I can't wait for the physics. When you play 10 for as long as I did, you kinda get sick of the 5 hitting animations. But now with everyone being unique, who knows. I'm counting down the days till september.

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I am mostly looking forward to not hearing the NHL 10 songs anymore.

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I am mostly looking forward to not hearing the NHL 10 songs anymore.

Oh, god I agree with you. Pretty much the whole 'soundtrack' sucked except Green Day and CKY.

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im pretty upset that Toews is on the cover. Cuz you know their isnt 100's of other athletes to put on the cover. but other than that i hope its great. im at 200 points in 51 games on be a pro playin allstar HAHA

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All's I can say is thank god Canada doesn't have ridiculous amateur/college rules like the NCAA so all the canadian junior prospects can be in the next one, even the ones who aren't drafted yet.

Next year before the draft we'll see people on like the HF boards saying that player X isn't any good since he sucked in NHL 11

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That's why i put my own soundtrack in, consisting of quite a bit of metal. :D

Yeah, I know but I'm too lazy to do that :lol:

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Oh, god I agree with you. Pretty much the whole 'soundtrack' sucked except Green Day and CKY.

At first I didn't mind the soundtrack, and I was excited that Megadeth was in it, but after a while it just got annoying hearing the same songs over and over and over again. It would be better if there were just more songs in it so you didn't hear the same ones all the time.

Edited by devilsfan26

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At first I didn't mind the soundtrack, and I was excited that Megadeth was in it, but after a while it just got annoying hearing the same songs over and over and over again. It would be better if there were just more songs in it so you didn't hear the same ones all the time.

Damn, I forgot Megadeth! They rule. And yeah, there should definitely be more songs :P

Edited by Joonas #6

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I made an NHL 11 Wish List.

The one about the juniors already came true, EA announced it already.

NHL 11 lets you create highlight reel moments and experience adrenaline-pumping NHL action with bigger hits, broken sticks, and faster dangles :D

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Good NHL 10 add-on site

this guy and his friends made an in-game sountrack for stoppages, intros, goal celebrations, etc. i put in the ones for intros, goals and stoppages and i gotta say, its freaking amazing. changed ours to chelsea dagger [i hate the hey song and chicago's is catchy]

their stoppage songs are mostly rock, but its traditional stuff you'd hear at arenas that arent our family-aimed watered down garbage at times.

they also keep updating rosters as the summer progresses, their last update came out this past saturday.

Edited by jagknife

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