NHL 2005

The first and only retail version of the game.

NOTE: If you have a gamepad plugged in, the in-game menus will be uncontrollable. The only current workaround is to unplug the gamepad. See bug 7800 below for more information.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0.0

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

running the installer

starting the game

running the game

steering the nhl stars on ice with a gamepad

What does not

with gamepad plugged in:

moving through menus exactly (up axis movement only here)

choosing the right attack while playing a match


What was not tested

installing the online gaming component

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

install wine (wine_1.0.0~winehq0~ubuntu~6.06-1_i386.deb) | install directx9 with winetricks (installs directx_jun2008_redist.exe) | push the vertical axis down and use the mouse simultaniously | Kubuntu Dapper with 6.06 2.6.15-52-k7, Logitech Wingman Action Gamepad

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 28 20081.0.0Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 07 20070.9.46.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 06 20070.9.34.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 05 20070.9.34.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowSUSE 10.0Feb 02 20060.9.6.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO: Make this game run

You must have the following set in your winecfg (this can be done by typing winecfg in the terminal)

Windows Version: Windows 2000

Graphics: Allow DirectX apps to keep the mouse from leaving: ON

Emulate Virtual Desktop OFF

Vertex Shader Support: Hardware

Allow Pixel Shader: ON

Also, the game will only start correctly if you run the RunGame.exe executable, located on NHL 2005 Disc 2.


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