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Following in the footsteps of the NCAA and Madden franchises, EA Sports’ NHL 14 is going to cover vote route once again to determine who’ll be the face of their game.

EA Sports has teamed up with NHL.com for the 6-week long campaign, and here is how it’ll work out, schedule-wise:

  1. Round of 60 (April 22-28): Teammate vs. teammate. One representative from each team plus two wild card selections advance (wildcards selected by EA Sports)
  2. 32-Player Leaderboard (April 29 – May 5): Fans vote for their favorite 16 candidtates; top 16 vote getters advance
  3. 16-player Bracket (May 6-26): Weekly round-by-round, single elimination playoff bracket decides finalists
  4. The Finals (May 27 – June 2): Winner takes the NHL 14 cover.

And here are the 2 representatives for each team:

Western Conference

Avalanche: Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog

Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith

Blue Jackets: Brandon Dubinsky, Sergei Bobrovsky

Blues: Alex Pietrangelo, David Perron

Canucks: Ryan Kesler, Alex Burrows

Coyotes: Keith Yandle, Shane Doan

Ducks: Andrew Cogliano, Matt Beleskey

Flames: Dennis Wideman, Lee Stempniak

Kings: Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown

Oilers: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall

Predators: Brandon Yip, Mike Fisher

Red Wings: Jimmy Howard, Pavel Datsyuk

Sharks: Joe Thornton, Logan Couture

Stars: Kari Lehtonen, Jamie Benn

Wild: Mikko Koivu, Niklas Backstrom

Eastern Conference

Bruins: Tyler Seguin, Zdeno Chara

Canadiens: P.K. Subban, David Desharnais

Capitals: Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson

Devils: Martin Brodeur, Adam Henrique

Flyers: Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek

Hurricanes: Eric Staal, Jordan Staal

Islanders: John Tavares, Michael Grabner

Jets: Evander Kane, Andrew Ladd

Lightning: Teddy Purcell, Victor Hedman

Maple Leafs: Joffrey Lupul, James van Riemsdyk

Panthers: Kris Versteeg, Brian Campbell

Penguins: Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang

Rangers: Carl Hagelin, Ryan Callahan

Sabres: Ryan Miller, Tomas Vanek

Senators: Craig Anderson, Milan Michalek

Here’s the trailer.

Head over to the NHL 14 Cover Vote and  get voting!