Electronic Arts Inc. and NHL.com have announced during that Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been selected by fans as the EA Sports NHL 13 cover athlete. Giroux beat Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the final of the vote campaign by less than a 1% margin. NHL 13 will be available on September 11, 2012 in North America and September 14, 2012 in Europe.
Flyers forward Claude Giroux, says, "The support fans have given me throughout the campaign has been unbelievable. I am very excited to be on the cover of NHL 13 and I want to thank everyone who campaigned and voted for me - especially my teammates, the Flyers organization, and of course all the NHL fans who voted and tweeted."
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