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February 06, 2015 12:08 ET

Celebrate Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada With a Surprise NHL® Alumnus!

Hockey Fans Can Enter to Win the Ultimate My #HockeyDay Fan Party With a Hockey Legend

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 06, 2015) - Canadians from coast-to-coast are invited to participate in the biggest national celebration of hockey on February 14 with Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada*. While the event will be hosted in Halifax, NS, Canadians across the country can participate by watching the broadcast at home with family and friends, and by sharing how they are celebrating, using the hashtag: #HockeyDay. Scotiabank will be running an exciting contest that will give one lucky fan the opportunity to win the Ultimate My #HockeyDay Fan Party.

Canadians can enter the contest on Facebook or Twitter by submitting their story using the hashtag #HockeyDay. Fans are encouraged to tag the friends and family they would invite to their party. The Ultimate My #HockeyDay Fan Party contest closes on February 8, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. ET, with the winning draw taking place on February 9, 2015**. The grand prize includes:

  • A visit from a surprise NHL® alumnus to watch the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada broadcast hosted by Halifax, NS;
  • A live look-in by the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada national television broadcast;
  • One 55" flat-screen LCD TV with surround sound audio system; and
  • Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada merchandise, décor, food and beverages.

"Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is the biggest celebration of Canadian hockey of the year," said Scotiabank's vice president of Sponsorships & Partnership Programs, Jacqueline Ryan. "We are proud to bring Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada to Halifax, where Scotiabank first opened its doors over 180 years ago, but also to extend the party and to connect with hockey fans from coast-to-coast on the TV broadcast, through four remote events across the country, and online through social media."

In its 15th year, Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is an annual hockey tradition that unites Canadians from coast-to-coast in their love of the national sport. This year's main event will be hosted in Halifax, Nova Scotia from February 11-14. Scotiabank Hockey Ambassadors and NHL Alumni™ Guy Carbonneau, Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Lanny McDonald, and Wendel Clark, as well as Cassie Campbell-Pascall will be onsite in Halifax to participate in kids' hockey clinics plus a variety of local community events.

Official Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebrations also will take place in Chambly, QC, Toronto, ON, and Ladner, BC as part of the live 13-hour television broadcast on February 14. The broadcast begins at 12 p.m. ET on CBC and Sportsnet featuring all seven Canadian NHL teams in a series of four games.

For more information about Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, please visit hdic.ca or join the event at facebook.com/scotiahockeyclub.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, CWHL, Vancouver Canucks®, Winnipeg Jets®, Toronto Maple Leafs®, Ottawa Senators®, Edmonton Oilers® and the Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the Scotiabank Saddledome. 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 coast to coast, Scotiabank's Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to over 5,000 minor hockey teams. To find out more about Scotiabank's hockey programs, please visit www.scotiabank.com/the5thseason.

*Contest open to all Canadian residents (excluding Quebec).
**Note: official rules and regulations are available upon request.

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