EA SPORTS And NHL Announce NHL 13 Cover Athlete As Claude Giroux

By: on June 20, 2012

The winner of the first-ever EA Sports NHL Cover Vote campaign, sponsored by Blackberry, is the Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux.

EA Sports announced during the live telecast of the NHL Awards in Las Vegas that Claude Giroux had won the months long cover vote. Between March 29th and June 4th fans cast nearly 26 million votes on NHL.com for their favorite athletes.

“The support fan have given me throughout the campaign has been unbelievable,” said Flyers forward Giroux. “I am very excited to be on the cover of NHL 13 and I want to thank everyone who campaigned and voted for me – especially my teammates, the Flyers organization, and of course all the NHL fans who voted and tweeted.”

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Nick interns in Manhattan while living on Long Island. His gaming passion runs deeper than the Mariana Trench. A graduate with a Music Industry degree, he passes the time playing FIFA 13 and eating cookies for breakfast.