100 fans get the chance to see NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin by
entering at www.scotiahockey.com
TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ -
WHAT: 100 hockey fans have been selected to take part in an exclusive
opportunity to see and get an autographed photo of Alex Ovechkin,
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 entered to be one of the 100 to meet Ovechkin at
www.scotiahockey.com and were selected by random draw.
The contest is now closed.
WHO: Alex Ovechkin
WHEN: June 11, 2008, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
9:45 - 10:00 Alex Ovechkin and Cassie Campbell chat
10:00 - 11:15 autograph signing with Alex Ovechkin
11:15 - 11:30 media availability with Alex Ovechkin
WHERE: Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, concourse level
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 National Hockey League
and National Hockey League Players Association 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
For further information:
For further information: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(416) 866-6203 or firstname.lastname@example.org