Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has advanced into the next round of bracket voting in the EA SPORTS™ NHL®13 Cover Vote presented by BlackBerry®. In the first round of head-to-head matchups, Malkin defeated Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos thanks to the voting efforts of Penguins fans.
In the next round, Malkin will go one-on-one with Los Angeles’ Anze Kopitar. Voting for that matchup will be held from May 11-17 and will be held on NHL.com at NHL.com/CoverVote.
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 in Las Vegas.
Presented 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.