Category: Nostalgia

A nostalgic look back at Eastside Hockey Manager and The Blue Line.

Interview with Risto Remes (EHM 2005)

Thanks to the Internet Archive, we have been able to recover an old interview from February 2005 originally published by Rabi Sultan of the now defunct (but legendary) nhlfe.com. Enjoy! I had a fantastic opportunity to visit the SI Towers in Islington, London and meet up with Risto Remes and the EHM team. Once I finally arrived having I was invited up and met with Risto Remes face to face and showed me around the testing and development labs where NHL EHM 2005 was being put through its paces. Once in the office there was a shelf dedicated to the...

Eastside Hockey Manager 2004 released in North America

(October 19, 2004) SEGA® of America today announced the North American release of NHL® Eastside Hockey Manager™ exclusively for PC and Mac. Developed by Sports Interactive, creators of the critically acclaimed Championship Manager® series in Europe, NHL® Eastside Hockey Manager™ delivers sports fans the most authentic and realistic hockey management game experience ever. Build a dynasty. Achieve glory. NHL® Eastside Hockey Manager™ puts players in total control as general manager of one of over 250 pro- and semi-pro teams from 18 playable leagues – including the NHL® – all over the hockey world. Create and shape rosters from a database...

Eastside Hockey Manager 2004 to be released in Europe on 2 July 2004

Sports Interactive, the creator of the Championship Manager series, is putting its immediate future on ice, with the announcement that NHL™ Eastside Hockey Manager (NHL™:EHM) will be available to the public for the first time from Friday, July 2nd in Europe, with releases to follow in Czech Republic in August, and the US in September. The PC version of the game will also be available as a digital download from the 2nd July, with more details to follow in the coming weeks. NHL™:EHM, a comprehensive and absorbing simulation of professional ice hockey management, has been in development at Sports Interactive’s Islington offices...