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10-05-2012, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by LoudmouthHemskyfan#1 View Post
Part of the problem with the NHL series right now (and they state this right in their videos and in the commentary) is that they believe poke checking is one of the most integral parts of the game.

If you played the way the game is asking you to in real life, your coach would paste you to the bench. Poke checking is such a limited part of defence...sad they don't have enough hockey people around to get that.
Also, no one does a diving poke check in NHL either .. They should replace the poke check with a stick check and the diving check with a poke check.

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