EA has partnered with the NHL and the National Hockey League Players’ Association to announce the . Eight superstars from the NHL, one from each of the eight teams competing in the World Cup of Hockey 2016, have been selected. Voting begins today on and Twitter and fans can vote as many times as they like. To participate in the EA SPORTS NHL® 17 Cover Vote, visit or Twitter, and Tweet your vote using your player’s hashtag above. Fans will also be able to double their vote for their favorite picks when using the player-specific hashtags every Thursday for “Twitter Vote Thursdays.” The winner of the Cover Vote* will be revealed as the EA SPORTS NHL® 17 Cover Athlete at the 2016 NHL AwardsTM in Las Vegas. For more information, including full player descriptions and dates, visit the .