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Vote For The NHL Player You Want To See On The Cover Of EA SPORTS NHL 13

Now it's time for you to decide the cover by participating in the first ever EA SPORTS NHL® Cover Vote Campaign – sponsored by BlackBerry® and hosted on NHL.com. The field has been narrowed from 60 players down to 32 – one for each team and two wild card selections! The winning player will be unveiled as the EA SPORTS NHL® 13 Cover Athlete at the 2012 NHL Awards™ in Las Vegas. This could be the year that a player from your favorite team is on the cover!

Your job is to vote for the players you want to see in the top 16!

 

Eastern Conference

Bruins

 

Tyler Seguin

 

Lightning

 

Steven Stamkos

Canadiens

 

P.K. Subban

 

Maple Leafs

 

Phil Kessel

Capitals

 

Brooks Laich

 

Panthers

 

Stephen Weiss

Devils

 

Ilya Kovalchuk

 

Penguins

 

Evgeni Malkin

Flyers

 

Claude Giroux vs. Scott Hartnell (wild card)

 

Rangers

 

Henrik Lundqvist

Hurricanes

 

Jeff Skinner

 

Sabres

 

Thomas Vanek

Islanders

 

John Tavares

 

Senators

 

Erik Karlsson

Jets

 

Evander Kane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Conference

Avalanche

 

Matt Duchene

 

 

Kings

 

Anze Kopitar

Blackhawks

 

Patrick Sharp

 

 

Oilers

 

Jordan Eberle

Blue Jackets

 

R.J. Umberger

 

 

Predators

 

Pekka Rinne

Blues

 

T.J. Oshie vs. David Perron (wild card)

 

 

Red Wings

 

Pavel Datsyuk

Canucks

 

Henrik Sedin

 

 

Sharks

 

Logan Couture

Coyotes

 

Shane Doan

 

 

Stars

 

Jamie Benn

Ducks

 

Corey Perry

 

 

Wild

 

Mikko Koivu

Flames

 

Mikael Backlund

 

 

 

 

 

 


NHL 13 Cover Athlete Voting Schedule:

  • March 29 – April 11: Round of 60: one representative from each team plus two wild card selections advance*
  • April 12 – April 24: 32-Player Leaderboard: fans vote for their favorite 16 candidates; top 16 vote-getters advance. Voting closes April 24th at 12pm ET.
  • April 25 – June 4: Round of 16: single-elimination playoff bracket decides NHL 13 cover athlete

Fans worldwide are able to vote an unlimited number of times and are encouraged to vote as often as possible at NHL.com/CoverVote to ensure their favorite player advances through the rounds. Fans can also show their support by tweeting their picks using #NHL13Cover on Twitter. 

NHL 13 is in development at EA Canada in Vancouver and has not yet been rated by the ESRB or PEGI.