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Leafs fan Mayor Miller will be first to pledge support - 50,000 pledges to be distributed Thursday in downtown Toronto TORONTO, May 30 /CNW/ - Calling all hockey fans! Whether you're Oilers-obsessed, a Leaf-lover, Flames fanatic, or a committed Canadien or Canuck - the time for ice hockey rivalries is over. Scotiabank will launch an online pledge Thursday May 31st, at 5 a.m. that asks Canadians to support the Ottawa Senators and bring the world's greatest trophy back to Canada - the nation where hockey was born. Toronto Mayor David Miller will be the first Canadian to sign the pledge, along with Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan and Calgary Mayor David Bronconnier. Participants who sign the pledge also have a chance to win two tickets to game six in Ottawa (includes accommodation, travel and spending money). To spread the word to Torontonians, Scotiabank will be distributing 50,000 copies of the pledge on Thursday May 31st from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at Union Station and the intersection of Yonge and Bloor.Media Photo Opportunity: Where: Union Station and the intersection of Yonge and Bloor What: Senator-clad reps in hockey jerseys will be distributing 50,000 copies of the Scotia Pledge to support the Ottawa Sens and bring the world's greatest trophy back to Canada When: Thursday May 31st, 7 - 9:30 a.m. (Pledge goes live that morning at 5 a.m.) Why: Media are invited to attend and encouraged to ask Torontonians (and devoted Leafs fans) where their loyalty lies - with their team or their country?The Scotia Pledge I, __________ devoted fan of the ____________________________ solemly swear to set aside team rivalries for the duration of the season and pledge my support to the remaining Canadian team. I hereby dedicate my hockey-loving soul to their quest to bring the glory home to the place where hockey was born, where the game was perfected, where its spirit runs deepest, And where the world's greatest trophy belongs. To make the pledge, visit www.senspledge.com (Pledge goes live Thursday May 31st at 5 a.m.)
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