Ranking the most impressive NHLers at the NHLPA Fortnite tournament – The Athletic
On Monday, the St. Louis Blues defended their NHL title with proper patience, poise, and positioning, not to mention the right amount of aggression to go with a killer instinct. No, this wasn’t a Stanley Cup victory, but instead the NHLPA Open, a Fortnite trios tournament specifically for NHL players.
Truth be told, they weren’t half bad. Impressive even, which I guess shouldn’t be surprising in a tournament designed to bring together the league’s best Fortnite players. Now, none of them are going to quit their day jobs to become full-time pros streaming on Twitch, but it was clear from watching that they can hold their own in a box fight, unlike editor-in-chief Mirtle who prefers to hide in a cardboard box when he plays.
The goal of Fortnite, a battle royale, is to be the last person standing. Though the prize pool from this tournament was $200,000 to charities of the team’s choice, what you can’t take away from natural-born…