NHL 2K9 is an ice hockey simulation made by 2K Sports, part of the NHL 2K series, and published on the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 consoles. It features Columbus Blue Jackets left winger Rick Nash on the cover. A demo was released on August 13, 2008 on the PlayStation Network and on August 21 on Xbox Live Marketplace .
NHL 2K9 Gameplay
NHL 2K9 brings new control schemes for the veterans of the series. The NHL 2K series has updated its stick handling moves, adding more superstar moves (from 2K8), further developed its skating engine, checking, added a new fighting engine, hit by puck collisions, blocked shots, user-controlled Stanley Cup celebrations, playoff beards and more than 1,400 new gameplay animations. New to the online is the ability to play with up to six separate consoles against other teams made of up to six consoles for a 12 console/player game.