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'ESPN NHL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Cover Athlete Signed

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT

ESPN Videogames today announced that Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing and current NHL MVP, will be ESPN NHL 2K5's cover athlete.

A premier figure in the NHL, St. Louis helped lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to the 2003-04 Stanley Cup, and was the recipient of the Art Ross Memorial Trophy recognizing him as the league leader in scoring. As only the eighth player ever to win the MVP, Art Ross Trophy, and Stanley Cup in a single season, St. Louis has cemented his place in NHL history.

"Martin St. Louis is the epitome of a great NHL player, exuding unmatched talent, confidence, and an intense passion for the game," states Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts - makers of ESPN Videogames. "St. Louis has worked hard to achieve success in hockey, much like what ESPN Videogames has done in the video game world. His skills on the ice make him the perfect representative for ESPN NHL 2K5."

Added St. Louis, "Becoming a part of ESPN NHL 2K5 rounds out an incredible year. It's an honor to be chosen as the cover athlete of the number-one rated hockey game. Working on ESPN NHL 2K5 gives me the opportunity to reach fans in an entirely new way."

ESPN NHL 2K5 brings puck fans the most competitive and compelling hockey gameplay ever experienced. Seamless visuals, enhanced ESPN presentation, and innovative game features infuse ESPN NHL 2K5.

Available for both PlayStation 2 and Xbox, ESPN NHL 2K5 and all other ESPN Videogames titles are produced by Visual Concepts-Sega's sports studio.

For more information on ESPN NHL 2K5 and other ESPN Videogames titles, log on to: http://www.espnvideogames.com

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