10:03 AM - May 11, 2012 by Steve_OS
EA SPORTS NHL 13 Cover Vote Campaign Reaches Quarterfinals
Sponsored By BlackBerry And Hosted On NHL.com, Nearly 17 Million Fan Votes Cast To Date In The First Ever EA SPORTS NHL® Cover Athlete Campaign
May 11, 2012 – 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, sponsored by BlackBerry®. 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
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.