NHL 16 gets a front cover player change

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EA have changed the front cover of NHL 16 due to the sexual assault allegations against Patrick Kane, the new cover only features Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews.

EA Sports NHL posted on Twitter:

In light of the ongoing investigation involving Patrick Kane, he will no longer be a spokesperson for the launch of EA Sports NHL 16. He will not appear on the EA Sports NHL 16 cover, nor will he participate in other EA Sports NHL 16 promotional activities.

Kane was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his house in Hamburg, the investigation is still ongoing and no charges have been made at this time. The original cover is pictured below.

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