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The cover of NHL 2K7 featuring the San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton.
Developer(s) Kush Games, Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Distributor(s) Take-Two Interactive
Series NHL 2K
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360
Release date(s)
  • NA September 12, 2006
Genre(s) Sports

NHL 2K7 is an ice hockey video game made by 2K Sports, and published on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Xbox 360 consoles. It features San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton on its cover. Bob Cole and Harry Neale return from NHL 2K6 to provide commentary.

New features in the game include improved animations that are mainly geared towards skating. 2K7 also includes a new gameplay setting called "Cinemotion". This feature uses close up camera angles as well as dramatic music to capture the intensity of the game.

The game was also the first ice hockey simulation to be made for the PlayStation 3.


A screenshot from NHL 2K7 featuring then-Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla
Artist Song
Arlo "Runaround"
Band of Horses "Wicked Gil"
Dozer "Drawing Dead"
Green Carnation "Pile of Doubt"
Grinder "Be Me"
Hot Hot Heat "Talk to Me, Dance with Me"
Jupiter Hills "The Fool"
Kinski "Hot Stenographer"
Love as Laughter "Temptation Island"
Mudhoney "Empty Shells"
Nebula "Giant"
Recliner "Can't Deny"
Seaweed "Losing Skin"
Sleater-Kinney "Rollercoaster"
The Constantines "Working Full-Time"
The Postal Service "Brand New Colony"
The Thermals "I Hold the Sound"
Throttlerod "Big Name"


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 79.95% (Xbox 360)
79.42% (PS3)
Metacritic 78/100 (Xbox 360)
79/100 (PS3)
Review scores
Publication Score
1UP.com C+
GameSpot 8.3/10
IGN 8.9/10 (Xbox 360)
8.6/10 (PS3)

NHL 2K7 received generally favourable reviews. As of March 2013, Metacritic's aggregated review score for the game is 79/100 for the PlayStation 3 and 78/100 for the Xbox 360. The average user score for 2K7 is 6.6/10. IGN rated the PS3 version of the game as an 8.6/10[1] and the Xbox 360 version as an 8.9/10.[2]

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  1. ^ "NHL 2K7 - PlayStation 3 - IGN". IGN. November 14, 2006. Retrieved 2013-03-04. 
  2. ^ "NHL 2K7 - Xbox 360 - IGN". IGN. September 12, 2006. Retrieved 2013-03-04. 
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