Game Description:ESPN NHL 2K5 makes an impressive bid for best hockey game of the year. Besides awesome new graphics, smooth animations, and expanded league play and depth, NHL 2K5 features a massive online presence. Online tournaments, stats, and leagues make for a virtual NHL world perfect for fans of the ice, stick and puck. An all-new Contact Control also allows for more exacting defensive manuevres, checks and fighting while a new Party Mode throws you into a multiplayer frenzy of mini-games and challenges. ESPN's Gary Thorne and Bill Clement commentate over on and off the ice.