ESPN NHL Hockey" Hits Store Shelves SoonCooler than an ice rink in summer, "ESPN NHL Hockey" hits store shelves on September 9th, featuring online play for both the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft. In addition, the highly-anticipated "Skills Competition" mode will be playable online, giving gamers the chance to show off their individual and team video game talents to the online community. Both versions will also support voice chat through the headset. "ESPN NHL Hockey" also boasts cool new features such as a revamped graphics engine and the "Skybox," a place where gamers can keep a host of unlockable items they earn for accomplishing gameplay milestones. Heading back to the future, "ESPN NHL Hockey" also brings back relics from the past as more than 60 retro uniforms will be available along with over 30 era teams, such as the 1994 Rangers who captured the Stanley cup after more than half a century of heartache. Bringing a whole new sound to the ice, "ESPN NHL Hockey" also features crisp play-by-play and color analysis from ESPNs number one commentary team, Gary Thorne and Bill Clement.