Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 9/15/12
Snap reactions to NHL 13, which I finally got to try out on Thursday night. 1.  The video introduction by Claude Giroux about the new skating system was hilarious.  Giroux was totally disinterested, but it’s actually a really effective explanation of the revamped skating. 2.  Derek Stepan scored my first goal in NHL 13.  Just saying, I think he has more goals in him this season. 3.  Man they nailed Stu Bickel’s style of play. 4.  Chris Kreider’s 68-rating is just so, so wrong.  The kid scored five playoff goals last year and EA Sports rated him like a goon, I just don’t understand.  Arron Asham is a 73! 5.  What lines did you start with? Mine were: Nash-Richards-Gaborik Kreider-Stepan-Callahan Hagelin-Boyle-Pyatt Rupp-Halpern-Asham Not how I expect to see them much in real life, but everyone knows the top line gets a ridiculous amount of ice time in this game. 6.  Rick Nash is really fun to play with.  I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise, given that when I create myself I add o...
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