Item Weight: 81.6 g. Release Date: Sept. 15 2015. Complete Control From Every Position – Whether you play as a forward. defenseman or goalie. NHL 16 delivers a balanced gameplay experience that makes every position on the ice meaningful to team success. With gameplay innovation on offense and defense. players have new tools to not only score goals. but to prevent them as well. Precision Skating allows you to make refined movements with your skater in any situation in the offensive or defensive zone and Seamless Pick Pickups give you the ability to quickly control a pass or corral a loose puck giving you more time and control to make your next move.