Blades of Steel

Blades of Steel, released in Japan as Konamic Ice Hockey, is a video game released by Konami for North American arcades in 1987, and ported to the Famicom and NES in 1988. All teams are fictional but based out of real Canadian and American cities.

Original description:

Fight for victory in the hottest hockey game on ice!

With sharpened blades and a lethal stick, you slash into a rink surrounded by thousands of screaming fans. It's time for full-speed, high contact hockey, the kind of bone-jarring action played by the pros.
The puck is dropped, you take control, center it and... Whoa! Your opponent viciously checks you from behind, making an incredible steal.
You charge after him, crushing him against the boards. Suddenly tempers flare, off come the gloves, and you're swinging fists like a prize fighter.
What action! You can even rack up assists like the great you-know-who. Or play goalie in the slap shooting penalty scenes.
So strap on Blades of Steel. And imagine those immortal words - "He shoots, he scores!"


Enter - start (pause);    Arrows - move;

In menu:    Z - accept;    X - decline;

Offense:    Z - pass;    X - shot;

Defense:    Z - Switch to defender closest to the puck;

Fight:    Z - block;    X - punch;    DOWN - body punch/block;

You can change keyboard settings, save (F5) and load (F8) the game.
Put your mouse over the game and choose your settings, you can also play the game in fullscreen.