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Malkin Advances in NHL 13 Cover Vote

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

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 at

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, 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 to ensure their favorite player advances through the rounds. Fans can also get involved and tweet their support by using #NHL13Cover on Twitter.

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