The game's modes include Practice, Exhibition, NHL Season, Playoffs, and All-Star Game. The player has the ability to save and load a game.
As in the real-world sport of hockey, the object is to score more goals than the opposing team to win the game.
All NHL teams from that year appear in the game.
The box art for the game is a still shot of Jaromir Jagr of the Pittsburgh Penguins who was the League's Most Valuable Player and top scorer from the previous season.
- NHL Blades of Steel 2000 at GameFAQs