The Hawks’ top pair are no doubt the faces of the NHL.
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is having a really good month.
First, he led the Blackhawks past the Tampa Bay Lightning for their third Stanley Cup title in six seasons and the team’s first victory in front of its home crowd in 77 years. Now, he gets to enjoy another first.
Toews will be the first ever co-cover star of EA’s NHL video game franchise, sharing the NHL 16 cover with teammate Patrick Kane. It’s a fitting choice since it was Kane and Toews who were also the first teammates to ever earn back-to-back covers, for NHL 10 and NHL 11, respectively.
Rarely is one player brought up without mention of the other. They have been the backbone of the Blackhawks’ run of success since their first Cup win in 2010, and it was during the insanity of their most recent victory that they found out their year really couldn’t…
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