The world premiere EA SPORTS NHL 17 Shape Your Legacy Official Gameplay Trailer to all hockey fans at the 2016 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, alongside the news that St. Louis Blues star forward Vladimir Tarasenko is the winner of the fan-selected cover vote and will be featured on the cover of NHL 17.
Over six million votes were cast on Twitter and on NHL.com in the NHL 17 Cover Vote competition before Tarasenko, who led the St. Louis Blues in playoff scoring during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, was selected as the winner.
“It’s an incredible honor to represent my teammates and all the Blues fans around the world on the cover this year,” said Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues . “As a player, it’s a big deal to be fan selected for something like the Cover Vote, and I’m excited to be involved in the game this year.”
EA SPORTS also announced that all players on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 can register now for the NHL 17 public beta starting July 28 and featuring three playable game modes. Players who sign up to become an EA SPORTS NHL 17 Insider will receive early access to the beta, as well as early access to news, trailers, and more before worldwide release on September 13, 2016.