||06-29-2013 02:14 PM
Martin Brodeur Announced as Fan-Selected NHL 14 Cover Athlete
EA Sports has announced that fans cast more than 22 million votes on NHL.com for NHL 14
cover athlete. Martin Brodeur from the New Jersey Devils came out on top, making him the first goalie to appear on the cover since John Vanbiesbrouck was on the cover of NHL ‘97
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Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA®) announced today that New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has been selected by fans as the EA SPORTS NHL®14 cover athlete. Brodeur defeated Columbus Blue Jackets goalie and Vezina Trophy winner, Sergei Bobrovsky to claim the cover. The NHL 14 cover will be the first to feature a goalie since John Vanbiesbrouck appeared on the cover of NHL ‘97. NHL 14 will be available on September 10, 2013 in North America and by September 13, 2013 worldwide.
“The support I’ve received throughout the cover vote campaign has been incredible,” said Brodeur. “My kids pushed me to participate in the campaign, and they are really excited to see their dad on the cover of the game they play all the time. I want to thank all the NHL fans who campaigned and voted for me.”