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NHL 22 Cover Athlete Auston Matthews, Release Date Set For October 15

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NHL 22 Cover Athlete Auston Matthews, Release Date Set For October 15

Auston Matthews has been named the cover athlete for NHL 22. That’s 2 out of the last 3 years for Auston, as he was on the cover of NHL 20 as well. Matthews won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy after the 2020-21 season for most goals in the regular season.

“I’m thrilled to be working with EA SPORTS again and returning to the ice in NHL 22,” said Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs. “This year, Superstar X-Factors bring a whole new level of elite competition and strategy to the game, and you’ll be able to unleash my ‘Shock and Awe’ ability for exciting shots at the net.”

The Standard Edition of NHL 22 releases on October 15 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. The X-Factor Edition launches 3 days earlier and includes bonus in-game content. Make sure to watch the NHL 22 reveal trailer here.

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All pre-order editions and information can be found here. When you purchase the NHL 22 X-Factor Edition for Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5, you will also be able to play it on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, respectively. The Standard Edition does not include Dual Entitlement on any platform. Players who start playing NHL 22 on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will be able to transfer their HUT Team value and progress to the game on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S. For more details on NHL 22’s Dual Entitlement, check out the FAQ.

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  1. First of all, can we state the obvious about the scanning? Matthews looks nothing like himself. You can't just slap a very incorrect model and call him Matthews. Aside from that, he was already on NHL 20... He's never even made it out of the 1st Round in his career. Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning just won back to back championships and again no respect. At least Ovi earned his cover.
    But I'm glad EA, being the paragon of virtue they are, chose a great role model: A drunk who harassed a female veteran with PTSD for the sole purpose of scaring her in the middle of the night, alone in a parked car, and then had the balls to name this guy's X-Faxtor ability "shock and awe." Disgustingly tone-deaf, EA.
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    First of all, can we state the obvious about the scanning? Matthews looks nothing like himself. You can't just slap a very incorrect model and call him Matthews. Aside from that, he was already on NHL 20... He's never even made it out of the 1st Round in his career. Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning just won back to back championships and again no respect. At least Ovi earned his cover.
    But I'm glad EA, being the paragon of virtue they are, chose a great role model: A drunk who harassed a female veteran with PTSD for the sole purpose of scaring her in the middle of the night, alone in a parked car, and then had the balls to name this guy's X-Faxtor ability "shock and awe." Disgustingly tone-deaf, EA.
    Sent from my SM-N986U using Operation Sports mobile app

    1st of all, can we all stop being a Millennial, hmm?? When's the last time a human being didn't make a wrong decision IN HIS LIFE and made an *** of himself?? You'll find the greatest people in History made mistakes. Let's not linger, OK?
    2nd, a Make Believe player, eh? I suppose the game will crash as soon as you make it to the 2nd round??
    I Keeeeeeeed, I Keeeeeeeeeeeeeed!! :lol::woot::60:

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