Think about all the things you love about hockey. You get to sit down and lose yourself in a game full of insanely skilled skating, awe-inspiring athleticism and mind-boggling technique. And just when you're becoming engrossed in the power plays, defensive maneuvers and number on the scoreboard, you suddenly see gloves dropped and fists start to fly. All it takes is one overzealous hit against the boards and the game turns into a boxing match, bloody ice and all. There's never a dull moment when you're watching hockey, and with "NHL 14," there's never a dull moment playing it. So strap on some pads, throw on your helmet and get ready to take whatever comes at you. When you're on the ice, anything goes. With all of the innovations and features packed into "NHL 14," you'll immediately forget that you're not out there skating for glory.