EA SPORTS and NHL.com announced today the eight NHL players who have advanced to the quarterfinals of the EA SPORTS NHL 13 Cover Vote. Beginning today on NHL.com, fans can vote for their favorite player to advance to the semifinals. The winner of the cover vote campaign will be unveiled as the EA SPORTS NHL 13 Cover Athlete at the 2012 NHL Awards on June 20 at the Wynn Las Vegas.
NHL 13 Cover Vote Quarterfinals Breakdown:
Claude Giroux vs. Anze Kopitar
Scott Hartnell vs. Evgeni Malkin
Pavel Datsyuk vs. John Tavares
Henrik Lundqvist vs. Pekka Rinne
NHL 13 Cover Athlete Voting Schedule:
- May 11 – May 17: Quarterfinals – Bracket A matchups open for voting
- May 18 – May 23: Quarterfinals – Bracket B matchups open for voting
- May 24 – May 28: Semifinals
- May 29 – June 4: Finals
Sponsored by BlackBerry and hosted on NHL.com, the campaign gives fans the opportunity to select the face of the EA SPORTS NHL franchise. Fans worldwide are able to vote an unlimited number of times and are encouraged to vote as often as possible at http://www.nhl.com/covervote to ensure their favorite player advances through the rounds. Fans can also get involved and tweet their support by using #NHL13Cover on Twitter.