Beyond The Benches

NHL15 Cover Finalists

As it has been over the past few seasons, the player that will be featured on the cover of NHL 15 will be voted on by the fans. The list of players that will go through a couple of rounds of head-to-head battles was announced on Monday, focusing on players that represent the next-generation of hockey.

One of the following eight players will grace the cover of NHL 15:

  • Erik Karlsson (Ottawa Senators) — #NHL15Karlsson
  • T.J. Oshie (St. Louis Blues) — #NHL15Oshie
  • Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins) — #NHL15Bergeron
  • Phil Kessel (Toronto Maple Leafs) — #NHL15Kessel
  • P.K. Subban (Montreal Canadiens) — #NHL15Subban
  • Drew Doughty (Los Angeles Kings) — #NHL15Doughty
  • Logan Couture (San Jose Sharks) — #NHL15Couture
  • Matt Duchene (Colorado Avalanche) — #NHL15Duchene

Voting began today and will last until June 1, before the winning will be announced at the 2014 NHL Awards in Las Vegas on June 24, 2014. Fans can vote by logging on to or via Twitter or Instagram by using each players hashtag noted above.

The first round will see these guys facing off against each other:

Phil Kessel vs. P.K. Subban

Patrice Bergeron vs. Erik Karlsson

Logan Couture vs. Drew Doughty

Matt Duchene vs. T.J. Oshie

The voting for the first round will conclude on May 18.

Who will you be voting for to grace the cover of NHL 15? Let us know @BeyondBenches and make sure you take our poll at!

(Photo Credit: EA Sports)