Islanders: Matt Martin Will Represent Isles in NHL Player Gaming Challenge
The New York Islanders have just announced that Matt Martin will be representing the blue and orange in the NHL Player Gaming Challenge.
New York Islanders fans have been starving to see the blue and orange back on the ice. That may not happen in the near future, but the NHL has released some great news today:
The NHL along with Electronic Arts will be hosting the
NHL Player Gaming Challenge starting on April 30th
! This is a four week EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 tournament that features one or two players representing every NHL team. Also, NFL player Luke Willson will be representing the new Seattle NHL franchise.
What is the Gaming Challenge? Here’s what the NHL said on the four-week tournament:
"Over the course of four weeks, beginning April 30, each Club will be represented by one or two current players and featured in a one-time matchup against another Club. Weekly matchups, storylines and broadcast details will be revealed at the beginning of each week. This League esports activation in EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 is a fun and unique way to engage hockey and gaming fans and is supported by the National Hockey League Players’ Association. (NHL)"
The New York Islanders will be represented by fan favorite, Matt Martin!
The games will be streamed online over Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Premium, and NHL.com, so all fans can view the action and watch Martin take on the rest of the NHL.
This should provide some good entertainment for everyone who is missing hockey.
More news about the NHL Player Gaming Challenge including the schedule and steaming news will be released soon!