Hayley Wickenheiser and Angela Ruggiero Featured in NHL 13

EA has announced that the upcoming NHL 13 will feature female athletes as playable characters. This is the 1st instance when a professional league simulation sports video game will contain female athletes. The athletes featured will be former teeam USA’s Angela Ruggiero and former Team Canada’s Hayley Wickenheiser.

In addition to the aforementioned female players, the game will also feature  NHL Hall of Famers Doug Gilmour, Jari Kurri, and NHL legend Dominik Hasek.