31 NHL hockey teams get an 8-bit ‘Mega Man’ mashup

Message from Dr. Light: Get equipped with NHL 'Mega Man' sprites.


Lisa Granshaw


Published Nov 15, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 1:49 am CDT

If you’re a fan of hockey and video games, then you need to see this unique combination of the fandoms created by Reddit user adam4283.

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From the Anaheim Ducks to the Winnipeg Jets, adam4283 has turned 31 National Hockey League teams into amazing 8-bit Mega Man sprites. They’d be more at home shooting their way through an evil robot’s lair than facing off on the ice. 

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Old-school gamers will appreciate the original 1987 Mega Man sprites, and hockey nerds will notice that adam4283 even included the Minnesota North Stars, a team that was moved to Dallas in the early ‘90s.

Check out a few of the sprites below, or browse the whole 31-image series on imgur.

Boston Bruins

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Carolina Hurricanes

Dallas Stars

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Montreal Canadiens

New York Rangers

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Colorado Avalanche

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Anaheim Ducks

H/T Complex | Illustrations via Imgur

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*First Published: Nov 15, 2013, 5:54 pm CST