Tarasenko named 'NHL 17' cover athlete - KMOV.com

Tarasenko named 'NHL 17' cover athlete

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Vladimir Tarasenko will be on the cover of EA Sports’ NHL 17.

The announcement was made at the 2016 NHL Awards, which were held in Las Vegas Wednesday. 

Fans voted online and through social media to make Tarasenko the face of the video game. The St. Louis Blues player beat Joe Pavelski, captain of the San Jose Sharks, in the final round of voting to receive the honor.

The game comes out on September 13.

Using a mobile device? Click here to view the video game trailer. 

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