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Learn about the different control types you can use on your PlayStation® 4 for NHL®21, and choose the one that suits you best.

If you’re new to the PlayStation®4, visit Sony’s PlayStation support site to learn about the buttons, sticks, and touchpad controls on the DUALSHOCK™4 wireless controller.

If you haven’t played an NHL® game before, the idea of choosing between three different sets of controls can be intimidating.

We’ve broken down how each control set works to make it easier for you to decide which one works best for you.

If you want to change your controls, you can do it anytime by going into Settings.

Choose your control type below.

Hybrid Skill stick NHL 94 Rewind

These controls are best for beginners.

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Offense

nhl 21 - hybrid - offense - ps4

nhl 21 - hybrid - offense - ps4

Defense

nhl 21 - hybrid - defense - ps4

nhl 21 - hybrid - defence - ps4

Fighting

nhl 21 - hybrid - fighting - ps4

Net Battles (Back Player)

nhl 21 - hybrid - net battles - back player - ps4

Net Battles (Front Player)

nhl 21 - hybrid - net battles - front player - ps4

Goalie

nhl 21 - hybrid - goalie - ps4

Goalie Alternate Controls

nhl 21 - hybrid - alternate goalie - ps4

These controls have more precise gameplay and advanced moves. If you know hockey and want a true-to-life experience, this setup is for you.

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Offense

NHL 21 Skill Stick offense controls on PS4

Second part of NHL 21 Skill Stick offense controls on PS4

Passing

NHL 21 Skill Stick passing controls on PS4

Defense

NHL 21 Skill Stick defense controls on PS4

Fighting

NHL 21 Skill Stick fighting controls on PS4

Net Battles (Back Player)

NHL 21 Skill Stick  net battles back player controls on PS4

Net Battles (Front Player)

NHL 21 Skill Stick net battles front player controls on PS4

Goalie

NHL 21 Skill Stick goalie controls on PS4

Second part of NHL 21 Skill Stick goalie controls on PS4

Goalie Alternate Controls

NHL 21 Skill Stick alternate goalie controls on PS4

Second part of NHL 21 -Skill Stick alternate goalie controls on PS4

These controls will take you back to the original NHL™ 94.

Expand to see the different controls.

Offense

NHL21 NHL 94 offense controls on PS4

Defense

NHL21 NHL 94 defense controls on PS4

Fighting

NHL21 NHL 94 fighting controls on PS4

Goalie

NHL21 NHL 94 goalie controls on PS4

Goalie Alternate Controls

NHL21 NHL 94 alternate goalie controls on PS4

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