Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne moved on to the Round of 8 in the EA Sports NHL '13 Cover Vote contest. Rinne was among the top-16 vote getters in the preliminary round and then topped Chicago's Patrick Sharp in Round 1 of the head-to-head single-elimination vote.
Rinne will face NY Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist in the Quarterfinals of the head-to-head single-elimination vote. Voting for the match-up will begin on Friday, May 18 and run through May 23. The winner will advance to the Semifinals (May 24-28), with the Finals to be held May 29-June 4.
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.
Click here to learn more about the NHL '13 Cover Vote.