EA Sports and the NHL have announced the cover vote for NHL 17, with a total of eight players competing for the spot. Each player represents one of the teams competing in the World Cup this year. Voting starts today, with the option to vote either through twitter using the hashtag of your choice or by voting on the NHL’s website. You can even vote as many times as you’d like.
If you’re voting through twitter, EA has provided the following table to let you know what hashtag you’ll want to be using to support your favorite athlete.
|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|
EA has also released a new vision trailer today, detailing some of the improvements made in the latest iteration of their NHL franchise. The trailer offers a brief look at some of the customization. You can watch that video below.
Who’s your pick for the NHL 17 cover? Let us know in the comments.