NHL 2001 is a video game released by Electronic Arts on September 28, 2000. It is the successor to NHL 2000. Add-on Elitserien 2001 was released on March 8, 2001 that added Swedish and Finnish hockey league's and teams to the game.


The game is based on the 2000–2001 international ice hockey season.



Jim Hughson remains as play-by-play announcer in the game, with Bill Clement joining as an analyst for a second time, debuting in the previous edition, NHL 2000. This is also the first NHL game to appear on the PlayStation 2 and also to include Latvia and Ukraine to the 18 national teams first featured in NHL 98 (Only available in the PC and PlayStation 2 versions). There is also a brand new feature called the Momentum Bar, which goes to the team who has scored goals, done big hits, etc.




The PlayStation 2 version features the Hartford Whalers uniforms under uniform select under the Carolina Hurricanes. This is the only NHL game that has featured the Whalers logo or uniforms after NHL 97 as a result of the Whalers relocating to Raleigh, North Carolina and becoming the Carolina Hurricanes.


  • Tagline:
    • "Out of the Stands, Onto the Ice!"
  • Covers:
    • Owen Nolan (Main)
    • Jere Lehtinen (Europe)
  • Released for:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Sony PlayStation
    • Sony PlayStation 2

Soundtrack (Licensed Songs)[]

NHL 2001 Soundtrack
Artist Song
Collective Soul "Heavy"
Templar "Here We Go (NHL 2001 remix)"
Rom Di Prisco Various Tracks

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