EA Sports is pleased to announce that the demo for NHL 13 has been released to Xbox Live and Playstation Network. The demo features four modes. Play Now mode allowing players to choose 2012 Stanley Cup Champions Las Angeles Kings or the New Jersey devils and play the third period of the final game with a randomized starting score. NHL Moments Live mode allows players to play famous moments of the past NHL season or rewrite history. The demo features the overtime period of Game Five in the 2012 Western Conference Finals. Real footage will draw players into the final moments and completing the period will award players with a Hockey Ultimate Team Item Pack. The demo also features a starter pack and tournament. Winners of the tournament will be awarded with an upgraded HUT Pack. For a bonus HUT Item, players can invite a friend to the demo. The final mode is Free Skate that allows players to practice against a goalie with no rules or restrictions.
NHL 13 will be released on September 13th 2012 in Australia and September 14th in New Zealand