The NHL 23 cover features two legendary hockey players who are breaking the ice in more ways than one. Both Sarah Nurse of the Canadian National Team and Trevor Zegras of the Anaheim Ducks have achieved historic wins in the past few years. Below, we introduce you to these outstanding athletes.
Cover athletes for NHL 23
Sarah Nurse (Forward, Canadian National Team)
Sarah Nurse is the first female hockey player to star as a cover athlete for the NHL game franchise. In 2022, she broke the record for the most points scored during a single Olympic hockey tournament for both male and female teams. In the Canadian youth squads, she earned a multitude of golds and came home from the 2018 Olympics with a silver medal after a shootout win against the United States team.
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Trevor Zegras (Center, Anaheim Ducks)
Though Trevor Zegras is still a rookie, he's made a name for himself during his first season with the Anaheim Ducks to the degree that he even has a move named after him. He was named Rookie of the Month during his first season and was a finalist for the NHL Rookie of the Year award. At 21 years of age, he is one of the youngest players featured on an NHL cover.
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