The EA SPORTS NHL 17 Cover Vote reached its final Twitter Thursday, and high-profile fans, including NBA MVP Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors, were featured in tweets supporting the two finalists: San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski and St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko.
Eight stars were selected to represent their NHL and World Cup of Hockey teams in a competition to become the EA SPORTS NHL 17 cover athlete and it's down the Pavelski (Team USA) and Tarasenko (Team Russia). Voting closes Monday at 3 p.m. ET. The cover winner will be revealed June 22 at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
The Warriors sent out a tweet featuring a video of Curry with a Pavelski bobblehead.
The San Francisco 49ers are trying to push Pavelski over the top against Tarasenko and in Game 7.
The Oakland A's posted a similar message.
The Tarasenko side has been no less verbose, with Blues fans channeling their excitement about their team's trip to the Conference Final into voting for the wing.
The Blues mascot Louie reminded everyone of the stakes Thursday.
Tarasenko double voted for himself Thursday morning.
The Blues official Twitter is enticing fans with the chance to win a signed Tarasenko jersey for all fans who use the hashtag #NHL17Tarasenko.