Found May 24, 2012 on PredsOnTheGlass:

Last Goalie Remaining:
Rinne In Semifinals of EA Sports Cover Vote


Preds goaltender Pekka Rinne moved on to the Semifinals round of the EA Sports NHL 13 Cover Vote, edging Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp in Round 1 and NY Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist in Round 2.
Voting for the Semifinal Round runs NOW through Monday, May 28. Rinne is matched-up against NY Islanders forward John Tavares in the semifinals. Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux and Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin are matched head-to-head in the other semifinal. Rinne is not only the lone goaltender remaining in the field, but the lone player representing a team from the Western Conference. Winners of the two semifinals will meet in a final voting to determine the cover player for the EA Sports NHL 13 game.
The winner of the cover vote campaign will be unveiled as the EA SPORTS NHL® 13 Cover Athlete at the 2012 NHL Awards™ on June 20 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas.
There is no limit to how many times fans can vote so click here to vote now and vote often!
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