Scotiabank contest will send four lucky Canadians to game four of the Stanley Cup® Final with Canadian hockey icon Lanny McDonald
TORONTO, April 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank wants to make the dreams of four hockey lovers come true and is pleased to bring back its successful 'See Stanley with Lanny' contest for a second year. One lucky fan and three of his or her closest friends will get a chance to see game four of the 2012 Stanley Cup® Final live and in person with Canadian hockey icon Lanny McDonald .
"We love hockey and we see the role it plays in enriching the lives of Canadians who play the game on neighbourhood rinks and ponds, support their local minor league teams and cheer on their favourite NHL teams," said Duncan Hannay, Senior Vice-President Marketing, Scotiabank. "As 'Canada's Hockey Bank' we're excited to provide hockey fans with a once in a lifetime opportunity to not only see the Stanley Cup Final live - but to watch it with Lanny McDonald, a beloved Canadian hockey great."
To enter Scotiabank's 'See Stanley with Lanny' contest, fans can visit the Scotia Hockey Club page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/scotiahockeyclub and submit their name and contact information for a chance to win. The Grand Prize winner will be chosen on May 22, 2012. Fans who enter the "See Stanley with Lanny" contest will also be entered to win one of seven exciting Stanley Cup prize packs that will be awarded weekly leading up to the Grand Prize draw. Scotiabank is giving away 14 additional Stanley Cup prize packs to winners daily, through to the end of the Stanley Cup Final. Fans who apply for the new ScotiaHockey™ NHL® Visa* will receive an additional 10 entries to the 'See Stanley with Lanny'' contest.
A 500 goal scorer, Lanny McDonald played in the NHL from 1973 to 1989 and he was captain of the Calgary Flames® when the team won the Stanley Cup in 1989. During his career he played right wing for the Toronto Maple Leafs®, Colorado Rockies and Calgary Flames.
"For a hockey fan, there's nothing like watching a Stanley Cup Final live and I'm excited to be a part of this rich hockey experience where I can share in making some great hockey memories with the winners," said McDonald.
Lanny McDonald Media Interview Opportunity:
Lanny McDonald is available for media interviews on:
- How Canadians can participate in the contest and win the chance to attend game four with him and three friends
- What it's like to win a Stanley Cup/ the feeling of hoisting the Stanley Cup in front of thousands of fans
- The Canadian quotient on the teams still in the finals (which team in the finals has the most Canadian players, etc.)
Scotiabank is very proud to be Canada's Hockey Bank and is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, CWHL, Winnipeg Jets™, Toronto Maple Leafs®, Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the Scotiabank Saddledome, and the Ottawa Senators® whose home arena is Scotiabank Place. The Bank also has a partnership with the Montreal Canadiens®. Scotiabank has a long tradition of supporting hockey in Canada from local teams and minor hockey associations to professional players and leagues. Across Canadian communities from coast to coast, Scotiabank's Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to more than 3,700 minor hockey teams and leagues.To find out more about Scotiabank's hockey programs, please visit www.facebook.com/scotiahockeyclub.
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