There is always some uncertainty when a sports game is ported to the Nintendo Wii. Much of this concern stems from EA's focus in the past few years on making its Wii sports games more accessible to novice players. The result has been sports games devoid of the advanced features and controls of their Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 counterparts. 2K Sports is taking a different approach with its latest hockey offering on the Nintendo Wii, the console's first-ever hockey game. Although the NHL 2K franchise has struggled in recent years with overly complex controls, NHL 2K9 boasts an entirely redone control scheme designed to bring back the pick-up-and-play nature of hockey games from the early '90s.