Players must play international ice hockey matches against 22 of the world's most powerful ice hockey playing nations.
There is a bird's eye view that allows players to get a wider scope of the game being played. Players can choose between 5, 10, or 20-minute periods. Penalties can be enabled; with all of them netting two minutes in the penalty box. There are no major penalties or game misconducts in this video game. Players can participate in an exhibition game, a regular season-style endeavor, or through a "best of 7" playoff series.
Teams involved in the game include the United States of America, Canada, Belgium, and the United Kingdom. Poland, Austria, and Yugoslavia are the wild cards in this video game.