Round one is over, and the field is down to 32 players, one from each team, and a wild card winner from each conference.
For the Buffalo Sabres – Thomas Vanek will be representing. Does he have what it takes to get into the NHL Cover Vote for the honor to grace EA Sports NHL 14 release?
There is some stiff competition standing in his way. Lets take a look at the rest of the division:
Craig Anderson – Ottawa Senators
Joffrey Lupul – Toronto Maple Leafs
P.K. Subban – Montreal Canadiens
Tyler Seguin – Boston Bruins
James Van Riemsdyk – Toronto Maple Leafs (wild card).
Representatives from the Atlantic Division:
Martin Brodeur – New Jersey Devils
Evgeni Malkin – Pittsburgh Penguins
Ryan Callahan – New York Rangers
Wayne Simmonds – Philadelphia Flyers
John Tavares – New York Islanders
The Southeast Division only boasts one playoff team, but has five strong candidates to grace the cover of the game:
Eric Staal – Carolina Hurricanes
Kris Versteeg – Florida Panthers
Niklas Backstrom – Washington Capitals
Victor Hedman – Tampa Bay Lightning
Evander Kane – Winnipeg Jets
Voting is now open for round two as the field will narrow down to the top 16 vote getters who will get placed into the head to head bracket buster. Register to vote for your favorite players!