Patrice Bergeron on cover of NHL 15

At Tuesday night’s NHL Awards show, EA Sports was on hand to make the announcement regarding who would grace the cover of NHL 15.

After weeks of voting, it was revealed that Boston Bruins’ forward Patrice Bergeron was chosen by the fans to be the face of the popular NHL game franchise, beating out Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman P.K. Subban in the final round.

Bergeron beat out six other NHL stars for the right to grace the cover. In head-to-head voting, the Bruins star beat out San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture and St. Louis Blues scorer T.J. Oshie before going against division rival Subban in the finals.

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You can check out the official cover for this year’s game below.

NHL 15

Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron graces the cover of NHL 15, the first next-gen NHL title

NHL 15 releases on September 9 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

What do you think of the cover, and the athlete who won the vote? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

Mike’s Musings: Though I’m not necessarily a fan of the player on the cover, I love the cover of the game itself. In my opinion, it just looks a lot flashier than covers of games’ past, which makes it stand out much more.

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