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The Great One Schools You In Legends

Wayne "The Great One" Gretzky himself has some choice lessons for all you hockey fans. He's got the inside scoop on all the hockey Legends you can look forward to in NHL 12.

To gain access to these legendary players, you'll have to perform some of the most jaw-dropping milestones in the history of the sport. Once unlocked, you can place your Legends on any preset-day team to see how today's rookies fare against the titans of yesteryear.

If you really feel like testing your mettle, try going against the Ledgends combined talents and face off against the Legends team. Their assembled skill and years of experience ought to teach you a lesson or two about how the game is played. The Legends can even be collected for use with your Hockey Ultimate Team. What could be more ultimate than having The Great One in your lineup?

This fall, NHL 12 is ready to bring home all the intensity and action of professional hockey. This year's new additions include expansive goalie interaction, enhanced Be a Pro and Be a GM modes, improved physics, and Action Tracker, which monitors every detail of simulated games and allows you to jump into games as they're simulating.

NHL 12 comes out September 13th, so lace up and get ready to hit the ice. Pre-order your copy on Origin today for the exclusive Player Boost Pack!