Jan 04, 2012; Vancouver, B.C., CANADA; Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows (14) congratulates forward Ryan Kesler (17) during the third period at Rogers Arena. The Vancouver Canucks won 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

Vote Ryan Kesler or Alex Burrows for NHL 14 Cover


Voting to determine the next cover athlete for EA Sports’s NHL video game series is underway and Vancouver Canucks forwards Ryan Kesler and Alexandre Burrows are facing off in the first round of voting.

There are two players nominated for voting from each team and they will faceoff against each other in the first round of voting. The highest vote getter will represent his team in the next round of voting along with two wildcard candidates.

The first round of voting ends on April 28. Fans can vote at NHL.com/CoverVote and on Twitter using the hashtags #NHL14Kesler and #NHL14Burrows.

NHL 14 Cover Vote Schedule:

  • Round of 60 – April 22-28: Teammate vs. teammate. One representative from each team plus two wild card selections advance. **
  • 32-Player Leaderboard – April 29-May 5: Fans vote for their favorite 16 candidates; top 16 vote-getters advance.
  • 16-player Bracket – May 6-May 26: Weekly round-by-round, single-elimination playoff bracket decides finalists.
  • The Finals – May 27-June 2: Winner takes the NHL 14 Cover.

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