Fun fantasy hockey contest allows Canadians to compete for daily prizes
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 11, 2018 /CNW/ - While 16 NHL® teams battle in the Stanley Cup® Playoffs this spring, thousands of Canadian hockey fans will be facing off in the Molson Canadian Fan Draft exclusively at Boston Pizza locations across the country for the chance to win daily, weekly and monthly prizes, including a Grand Prize trip for 2 to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup® Final.
With fantasy sports continuing to increase in popularity, Boston Pizza has partnered with Molson to create Fan Draft, a fun daily fantasy game that's both easy and compelling to play. During each day of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs, hockey fans are encouraged to visit www.molsonfandraft.ca on their mobile device to pick a team (consisting of eight players and one goalie) and collect points.
Fan Draft players whose teams collect the most points (based upon actual on-ice performance from each night's playoff games) will win delicious daily food prizes at Boston Pizza, including Cactus Cut Potatoes, Boston Pizza's famous wings and 8" Indy Pizzas. Players will also be entered in a random draw to win NHLShop.ca gift cards (weekly), a Molson mini fridge (monthly) and a once-in-a-lifetime trip for 2 to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup® Final.
"Stanley Cup® Playoffs make for must watch television for millions of Canadian hockey fans, so we wanted to provide our Guests with a fun and accessible way to play along, while they cheer on their favourite teams and players," said James Kawalecki, Director of Marketing, Sports Programs, Sponsorship and Eastern Canada at Boston Pizza International Inc. "With no shortage of great prizes available, we think Canadians are going to love playing Molson Canadian Fan Draft exclusively at Boston Pizza throughout the playoffs."
Official rules and regulations for Molson Canadian Fan Draft are available here:
About Molson Coors
With a story that starts in 1774, Molson Coors has spent centuries defining brewing greatness. As one of the largest global brewers, Molson Coors works to deliver extraordinary brands that delight the world's beer drinkers. From Coors Light, Coors Banquet, Miller Lite, Molson Canadian, Carling, Staropramen and Sharp's Doom Bar to Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy, Blue Moon Belgian White, Hop Valley, Creemore Springs and Crispin Cider, Molson Coors offers a beer for every beer lover.
Molson Coors operates through Molson Coors Canada, MillerCoors, Molson Coors Europe and Molson Coors International. The company is not only committed to brewing extraordinary beers, but also running a business focused on respect for its employees, communities and drinkers, which means corporate responsibility and accountability right from the start. It has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the past seven years. To learn more about Molson Coors Brewing Company, visit molsoncoors.com, ourbeerprint.com or on Twitter through @MolsonCoors.
About the NHL®
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 31 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League's international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters, vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Every year, the NHL entertains more than 250 million fans in-arena and through its partners on national television and radio and more than 151 million followers – league, team and player accounts combined – across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games available online in every country including via its live and on-demand streaming service NHL.TV™. For more information, visit NHL.com.
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About Boston Pizza
Boston Pizza International Inc. is Canada's No. 1 casual dining brand with more than 390 restaurants in Canada and more than $1 billion in sales. Annually, Boston Pizza serves more than 40 million guests. The company has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. Boston Pizza believes that strong role models inspire kids to be great, and in 2014, the Boston Pizza Foundation created Future Prospects to help support organizations that mentor kids to reach their full potential. Boston Pizza International Inc. is located in Richmond, B.C., and has regional offices in Mississauga, Ontario and Laval, Quebec. For more information, visit www.bostonpizza.com.
SOURCE Boston Pizza International
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