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Gameplay Controls

ESPN NHL Hockey

OFFENSE - FACEOFF CONTROLS
X Button Draw puck/pass
Square Button Switch player
Circle Button Control skater facing off
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Aim pass

OFFENSE WITH PUCK CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Up = switch forward lines, Down = switch defensive lines, Left/Right = change strategies
X Button Pass/flip pass (press and hold)
Triangle Button Dump
Square Button Snap shot/slap shot (press and hold)
Circle Button Speed burst
L2 Button Sidestep
L1 Button Protect puck
R2 Button Sidestep
R1 Button Speed burst/change aggression level (with D-pad)
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move skater
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Total control dekes

OFFENSE WITHOUT PUCK CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Change lines/strategies
X Button Change skaters/switch to goalie (press and hold)
Triangle Button Deflection
Square Button One-timer/hook
Circle Button Check/speed burst (press and hold)
L2 Button Sidestep
L1 Button Grab puck from air
R2 Button Sidestep
R1 Button Speed burst
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move skater
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Skate backward

BOARD PINNED CONTROLS
X Button Change skater
Square Button Kick puck
Circle Button Elbow
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move skater

PENALTY SHOT CONTROLS
Triangle Button Deke (hold)/shoot (release)
Square Button Shoot
Circle Button Speed burst
L1 Button Sidestep
R1 Button Speed burst
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move skater

DEFENSE CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Up = switch forward lines, Down = switch defensive lines, Left/Right = change strategies
X Button Change skater/select goalie (hold)
Triangle Button Block/dive
Square Button Poke check/hook
Circle Button Check/speed burst (hold)
L2 Button Sidestep
L1 Button Grab puck from air
R2 Button Sidestep
R1 Button Speed burst
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move skater
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Skate backward

GOALIE WITHOUT PUCK CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Change lines/strategies
X Button Change skater
Triangle Button Save/best stance
Square Button Poke check/dive
Circle Button Slack/check (press and hold)
L1 Button Best stance
R1 Button Position goalie/change agression (with D-pad)
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move goalie

GOALIE WITH PUCK CONTROLS
X Button Pass
Triangle Button Cover
Square Button Clear
Circle Button Leave puck
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move goalie

GOALIE HOLDING PUCK CONTROLS
X Button Drop puck and pass
Triangle Button Cover
Square Button Drop clear
Circle Button Drop puck
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move goalie

BOARD PIN CONTROLS
X Button Change skater
Triangle Button Cancel pin
Square Button Push
Circle Button Check
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move skater

FIGHTING CONTROLS
X Button Duck/avoid
Square Button Punch
Circle Button Grab
Start Button Pause