NHL 97

Electronic Arts/Visual Concepts
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NHL 97 is an ice hockey video game in the NHL video game series produced by EA Sports in 1996.NHL 97 took the graphics even further ahead using a full 3D engine with motion captured polygonal players.Each goaltender has his own custom-painted mask and the original artwork can be seen inside the game with a special "Goalie Mask Viewer".NHL 97 also introduces play-by-play commentary provided by well-known announcer Jim Hughson.NHL 97 introduced a skills competition,allowing the user to pick players to compete in drills such as hardest shot,goalie 2 on 0 and accuracy shooting.In addition,each team in the game had one player with a special skill.The cover of the game features Florida Panthers goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck...