For the second time in three years, Toronto Maple Leafs striker Auston Matthews is the face of the “NHL” video game from Electronic Arts, which chose him to appear on the cover of “NHL 22”.
Selected in 2020, the American will be the face of a product that will be available from October 15th. Video game fans will be able to work on a variety of consoles, including PlayStation 4, 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S.
“NHL 22” will feature the skills of the X-Factors. These will add specific skills that only the best hockey players can perform. So, in Matthews’ case, his frightening wrist shot would take center stage.
“This year, the X-Factors superstars’ skills will take the competition to a whole new level and more strategy in the game,” said the player. “You will be able to draw with Shock and Awe to get some exciting shots on goal.” Papers in a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Sportsnet.
Last season, Matthews scored 41 goals and 25 assists for 66 points in 52 games.
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