Cast Your Vote For The Cover Of EA's NHL 17

by Ben Reeves on Apr 26, 2016 at 07:48 AM

EA is continuing to iterate on its hockey sim. A new trailer teases relocation, new front of net animations, and plans for World Cup tournaments. The trailer debuts alongside a vote for who will appear on the cover of the game later this year.

Voting for the cover of NHL's upcoming cover started today on the official NHL site, but you can also tweet out your vote with the hashtags below. The competitors for NHL 17's upcoming cover athlete are:

Country   Team   Player   Twitter Vote Hashtag
Team Canada   Dallas Stars   Jamie Benn   #NHL17Benn
Team USA San Jose Sharks Joe Pavelski #NHL17Pavelski
Team Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers Jakub Voracek #NHL17Voracek
Team Finland Florida Panthers Aleksander Barkov #NHL17Barkov
Team Russia St. Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko #NHL17Tarasenko
Team Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning Victor Hedman #NHL17Hedman
Team Europe Los Angeles Kings Anze Kopitar #NHL17Kopitar
Team North America Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid #NHL17McDavid

Check out the following trailer to see what EA Canada has in store for this year's entry in the NHL series.


Our Take
Contests like these are always a fun way to get fans excited for games. Last year's game made some much needed improvements for the series, and hopefully that trend continues this year.