The NHL 13 demo will be released on August 21st and will feature the following matchups and modes:

EA SPORTS NHL Fans, the moment is fast approaching! On August 21 (August 22 on PSN in Europe), you’ll finally be able to get your hands on the NHL 13 demo available for download on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. This year’s demo will offer a brand new gameplay experience headlined by True Performance Skating and EA SPORTS Hockey I.Q.. NHL 13 will be released on September 11, 2012. Pre-order NHL 13 now to receive exclusive retail bonus offers!

The demo will feature access to four different modes – Play Now, NHL Moments Live, Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT) and Free Skate – and the ability to earn up to three HUT Item Packs to use in the full version of NHL 13.

Play Now: Los Angeles Kings VS New Jersey Devils in the 3rd period. The period will start with a randomized score each time you play. The mode features the ‘True Broadcast’ camera.

NHL Moments Live: Game Five of the Western Conference Final between the Kings and Phoenix Coyotes.If you complete the moment, you’ll receive a HUT Item Pack.

HUT Mode: Create a fantasy team and beat Team USA to receive an upgraded HUT Pack.

Free Skate: Practice mode.

Invite a Friend to download the demo and receive one HUT Item Pack.