Cale Makar named cover athlete for EA Sports’ NHL 24

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With less than two months to go until the start of the 2023-24 season

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EA Sports has named Colorado Avalanche blueliner Cale Makar as their cover athlete for the upcoming NHL 24.

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Makar will become just the third Avalanche player to appear on the cover of the video game series.

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He’ll be the first to do so since Joe Sakic replaced Danny Heatley on the cover of NHL 2004.

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“It’s so cool,” Makar said to ESPN. “When they were considering me to be a part of this

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it was just kind of like a ‘wow’ moment. You grow up, you play all these games.”

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Makar, 24, has established himself as one of the league’s best defensemen. He won the Calder Trophy for rookie of the year

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