Markus Naslund On The Cover Of NHL 2005EA announced today that Vancouver Canucks hockey stud Markus Naslund will grace the cover of EA Sports NHL 2005. As cover boy and spokesman for the game, Naslund is already hyped to be a part of the retooled gaming franchise. "Being selected as an EA Sports cover athlete is one of the most prestigious distinctions in pro sports," Naslund said. "Ive been playing the EA Sports NHL series since the beginning back in the early 90s. I cant wait to be more involved with NHL 2005, it promises to be the best yet." Naslund is recognized as one of the NHLs most dynamic starts and is known for his ability to control the flow of play at both ends of the ice. Naslund, who was named the NHLs most outstanding player in 2003, captained the Canucks to their first division title in 11 years this past season and will represent Sweden in this falls World Cup of Hockey NHL 2005, which is developed by EA Canada, will be available on the Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube and PC this fall.