NHL 06 was released September 6, 2005 by EA Games. The game was developed by EA Sports. NHL 06 is hockey simulation game. This game needs IE6 or better with Adobe Flash installed.
This years edition featured many improvements of the previous release.
The Create-a-Player is also restored after being missing from the last edition.
This game uses disc checks and Securom, Macromedia, Starforce, Tagès and other protection systems are being rejected by Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10 for security reasons (KB3086255).
The game is a sandbox view over the arena where each player on the team can be used depending on who has he puck.
This game works a lot better with a pad then a keyboard/mouse.
The game has all the team jerseys and gear licensed from the NHL and players can chose which team they want or they can play fantasy games.
As the game is played the player focus changes to the puck carrier. The opposing team players will try to check the player who has to dodge them. Games are played in a season and eventually the playoffs are reached.