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Josh Fuss wins 2020 U.S. Regional Final of NHL Gaming World Championship

Connecticut native defeats last year's champion to claim $10,000 prize

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - The 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship™ has a new Regional champion as Josh 'OFs_HK' Fuss, also known as Hockey Kings, captured the U.S. title and $10,000 USD grand prize, the National Hockey League announced today. The U.S. Final competition, which was produced remotely and streamed on the NHL's Twitch channel, saw last year's World Champion Matthew 'Top Shelf Cookie' Gutkoski finish second.

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Canadian crowned at 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship

Justin 'Regs84' Reguly of Thunder Bay captures title, $10,000 prize

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- The 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship™ has crowned a new Canadian champion as Thunder Bay native Justin 'Regs84' Reguly captured the title and $10,000 USD Regional grand prize. For the third consecutive year, Matthew 'YungGren' Grenier placed as runner-up and received $2,500 USD. The Canadian Final was produced remotely and streamed this evening to gaming audiences on the NHL's Twitch channel.

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World Gaming Championship to resume with Regionals

U.S., Canadian, European finals to be conducted remotely

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- The NHL announced today that its global esports tournament - the 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship™ - played on EA SPORTS™ NHL® 20 will resume and continue through the Regional Finals round. The U.S., Canadian and European Regional Finals will be conducted remotely, providing the remaining qualifiers an opportunity to complete in the best-of-three format from the comfort of their homes while also allowing gaming fans to enjoy the GWC experience they have come to expect from this annual event.

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Week 5 NHL Player Gaming Challenge matchups announced

Montour of Sabres to face Blackwood of Devils; Hurricanes-Lightning play

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Two matchups featuring Eastern Conference teams will air in Week 5 of the NHL Player Gaming Challenge™ presented by Honda, the NHL announced today. Each NHL Club is represented by one or two current players and will play in a one-time matchup against another Club in an EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 best-of-three series. Matches will be available on NHL platforms: Twitch, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Premiere. Content is also available here.

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Lineup for Week 3 of NHL Player Gaming Challenge announced

Nurse to face NHL Seattle; DeBrincat, Dubnyk among participants

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Three matches highlight Week 3 of the NHL Player Gaming Challenge™ presented by Honda, the NHL announced today. Each NHL Club is represented by one or two current players and will play in a one-time matchup against another Club in a best-of-three EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 series. Matches will be available on NHL platforms: Twitch, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Premiere. Content is also available here.

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NHL Gaming World Championship regional finals field set

Defending champion Gutkoski among 24 players remaining after play-in brackets

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Twenty-four players, including 2019 World Champion Matthew 'Top-Shelf-Cookie' Gutkoski, have advanced to the Regional Finals of the 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship™ following the conclusion of this weekend's Online Play-In Brackets. The top four players from each of the United States, Canadian and European Regions for the Xbox and PS4 consoles now are eligible to compete at the in-person Regional Finals. As travel restrictions are still in place across the globe, dates and locations for the Regional Finals and World Final are still to be determined. Updates for the 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship™ can be found here and on the NHL's social channels. Fans can follow the tournament at #NHLGWC.

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Lineup for Week 2 of NHL Player Gaming Challenge announced

Coyotes' Keller, Garland face Bruins' DeBrusk, McAvoy; Panthers' Huberdeau goes against Capitals' Kuznetsov

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- The NHL Player Gaming Challenge™ presented by Honda moves into Week 2 of the schedule with two featured matchups. Each NHL Club is represented by one or two current players and will play in a one-time matchup against another Club in a best-of-three EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 series. Matches will be available on NHL platforms: Twitch, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Premiere. Content is also available here.

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NHL Player Gaming Challenge to showcase chirping, friendships

Matchups begin April 30; each team to be represented, including Seattle

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL players don't need an excuse to chirp each other and can now deliver their best barbs from the comfort of their homes.

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Tkachuk brothers face off in first matchup of NHL Player Gaming Challenge

Matthew to play as Flames, Brady with Senators in League-wide NHL20 competition

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- Over the course of four weeks, beginning today, the NHL will reveal matchups and quick facts for the featured games for the NHL Player Gaming Challenge™ presented by Honda. Each NHL Club is represented by one or two current players and will play in a one-time matchup against another Club in a best-of-three EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 series. Matches will be available on NHL platforms: Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Premiere and NHL.com.

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NHL Gaming World Championship past winner fan of changes for 2020

Gutkowski likes increased prize pool, best-of-3 format in Regional play

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

The largest prize pool in the history of the event will be on the line when the 2020 NHL Gaming World Championship begins this week.

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