The final voting period will run beginning today (May 29) through June 4, with the winner being revealed during the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on June 20.
Despite a strong campaign by the Pittsburgh Penguins for Evgeni Malkin, he fell short of his cross-state rival in the end. Same for the efforts of Michael Grabner for teammate John Tavares, who was likely felled by the Charlie Sheen bump:Monday's live webcast, EA NHL producers revealed a few details about the upcoming game including the all-new True Performance Skating, stressing that "Every Stride Matters".
That's the focus in a trailer also released yesterday:
Also included in the NHL 13 will be online career modes and NHL Moments Live, giving users the opportunity to relive some of hockey's greatest achievements.
Voting will take place at NHL.com/CoverVote and fans can do so an unlimited number of times. he Twitter hashtag, #NHL13Cover, will also track the cover athlete tournament discussion. Updates and other content will also show up on the EA SPORTS NHL Facebook page.
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