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May 11, 2011 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO Celebrates CHL MasterCard Memorial Cup with Wendel Clark

Autograph signing at BMO Square One branch to kick off 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup and new BMO contest to win dinner with the hockey legend

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - The 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup is in town, and BMO Financial Group will be celebrating with Wendel Clark fans at an autograph signing on May 14 at the Square One branch in Mississauga.

"We are very excited to bring the opportunity to our customers to meet Wendel Clark," said John MacAulay, District Vice-President, GTA West, BMO Bank of Montreal. "He is an inspiration to hockey fans everywhere and is still loved by all his followers in Toronto and across North America."

The autograph signing will mark the kick-off of a new contest open to customers who apply and are approved for a BMO MasterCard at one of the 56 GTA West branches during the month of May. Each entrant will have a chance to win a pre-game dinner with Wendel Clark and two guests at Wendel Clark's Classic Grill and Sports Lounge, followed by a limousine ride to the Hershey Centre to watch the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors in a game next season.

The Memorial Cup will be hosted by the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors at the Hershey Centre from May 19 to 29.

Autograph signing event details:

Who:Wendel Clark, former Toronto Maple Leafs player and captain
What:Autograph signing session and interview opportunity
When:Saturday, May 14, 2011
noon – 1 p.m.
Where:BMO Bank of Montreal
Square One Shopping Centre branch
100 City Ctr Dr
Mississauga, ON

About BMO and the CHL

BMO Bank of Montreal is a proud supporter of the Canadian Hockey League for 11 years. BMO and MasterCard sponsor the MasterCard Memorial Cup, which features the champions of the Ontario Hockey League, the Western Hockey League, and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Currently, 46 Canadian teams in the CHL participate in the BMO Affinity MasterCard program, providing customers the opportunity to support their favourite teams.

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