Media Advisory - "Alexander the Great" to land at Scotiabank



    100 fans get the chance to meet NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin by entering
    at www.scotiahockey.com

    TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     100 hockey fans will take part in an exclusive opportunity to
              meet Alex Ovechkin, get an autographed photo, and hear him talk
              with Canadian hockey great and sports commentator, Cassie
              Campbell.

              Recipient of the 2008 Art Ross Trophy and Maurice "Rocket"
              Richard Trophy, Ovechkin is also nominated in the 2008 Hart
              Trophy and the Lester B. Pearson Award to be given out at the
              NHL Awards Ceremony to be held in Toronto on June 12, 2008.

              Fans are invited to enter to be one of the 100 to meet Ovechkin
              at www.scotiahockey.com.

              The contest is open now and closes at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday,
              June 8, 2008.

    WHO:      Alex Ovechkin

    WHEN:     June 11, 2008, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    WHERE:    Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West

    WHY:      Scotiabank's support of hockey dates back to the days of the
              banker leagues professional hockey that predate the NHL. In
              addition to becoming the Official Bank of NHL and NHLPA in
              Canada, Scotiabank currently has partnerships with the Calgary
              Flames, the Edmonton Oilers and the Ottawa Senators whose home
              arena is Scotiabank Place. Scotiabank also partners with CBC's
              Hockey Night in Canada to sponsor its pre-game show, Scotiabank
              Hockey Tonight, and the Scotiabank Hockey Tonight Kids segment.

              Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which
              we live and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a
              leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its
              charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2007 the
              Bank provided more than $43 million in sponsorships and
              donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily
              in the areas of healthcare, education, social services and arts
              and culture. Visit Scotiabank at www.scotiabank.com.
    





For further information:

For further information: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(416) 866-6203 or livy_feldgajer@scotiacapital.com


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