The votes have been cast and the final 16 players have been set. While the players have advanced in a popular vote format up until now, the final 16 players will battle head-to-head. Each player will be placed into a bracket and face-off against another NHL player to see you will be the NHL 13 cover athlete.

NHL 12 bracket

NHL 13 Cover Vote Round of 16

Bracket A

Claude Giroux vs. P.K. Subban
Scott Hartnell vs. Tyler Seguin
Evgeni Malkin vs. Steven Stamkos
Anze Kopitar vs. David Perron

Bracket B

Pavel Datsyuk vs. T.J. Oshie
Henrik Lundqvist vs. Erik Karlsson
Pekka Rinne vs. Patrick Sharp
Jordan Eberle vs. John Tavares

NHL 13 Cover Athlete Voting Schedule:

· April 25 – May 2: Round of 16 – Bracket A matchups open for voting

· May 3 – May 10: Round of 16 – Bracket B matchups open for voting

· May 11 – May 23: Quarterfinals

· May 24 – May 28: Semifinals

· May 29 – June 4: Finals

Visit NHL.com to vote in this round for the NHL 13 cover.