Scotiabank®* Skaters 2023 Stanley Cup® Playoffs Contest

Official Contest Rules & Regulations

By entering the “Scotiabank Skaters” 2023 Stanley Cup® Playoffs Contest (the “Contest”), entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and the decisions of the sponsor, The Bank of Nova Scotia (the “Contest Sponsor”) which are final and binding in all respects relating to the Contest.


The Contest begins on Tuesday, April 17th, 2023, at 12pm (ET) and ends on June 18th, 2023, AT 11:59am (ET) (the “Contest Period”).


There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. To enter, visit (the “Contest Website”), click on ‘Enter Now’ and complete and submit the entry form, including clicking on the Playoff Team, if any, that represents the province in which you reside. A “Playoff Team” is an NHL Team (Iisted under “Eligibility” below) that has been guaranteed a spot in the 2023 Stanley Cup® Playoffs (the “2023 Playoffs”) and which is available to be chosen on the Contest Website. Only the parent or legal guardian of a child who is aged 7-14 throughout the Contest Period (the “Child”) can enter the Contest (an “Entrant”) on behalf of his/her Child. Entrants must be legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside at the time they are selected as a potential prize winner (a “Winner”).

All entries become the sole property of the Contest Sponsor and none will be returned for any reason. All entries must be received during the Contest Period. One entry per Entrant will be permitted.


NHL® Teams, AHL® Teams, and OHL® Teams are listed below. Individuals who do not reside in the Province of Residence of an NHL® Team, AHL® Team, or OHL® Team that is identified as a Playoff Team on the Contest Website are not eligible to enter this Contest. The Contest Sponsor cannot guarantee that any NHL® Team, AHL® Team, or OHL® will become a Playoff Team.

  • NHL Team

    Province of Residence

  • Toronto Maple Leaf®


  • Edmonton Oilers®


  • Calgary Flames®


  • Winnipeg Jets®


  • AHL Team

    Province of Residence

  • Toronto Marlies®


  • Manitoba Moose®


  • OHL Team

    Province of Residence

  • Sarnia Sting®


  • London Knights®


  • Kingston Frontenacs®


  • Barrie Colts®


A Child will not be eligible for selection if he/she is not able to ice skate in a reasonably competent manner as determined by the Contest Sponsor.

In addition, individuals are not eligible to participate in the Contest if they are:

  • employees, agents or representatives of the Contest Sponsor or the National Hockey League (the “NHL”), NHL Enterprises, L.P., NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC, or the Member Clubs of the NHL (the foregoing NHL entities, collectively, the “NHL Entities”), and their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising or promotional agencies, or assignees; or

  • a member of the household and/or immediate family of any of the above parties. For the purpose of the Official Contest Rules and Regulations, “immediate family” means husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son and/or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.

The Contest Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof within a reasonable period of time may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Contest Sponsor for the purpose of this Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry or Entrant in its sole discretion, should any entry or Entrant at any stage provide untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.


For all Prizes (described below), the Child of the selected Entrant listed on the online entry form will be named the “Scotiabank Skater” for the applicable game in the 2023 Playoffs to be played in Canada (a “2023 Playoff Game”). Only the Scotiabank Skater will participate in the on-ice activities and not the Entrant or any other person.

The number of Prizes will be determined by the 2023 Playoffs schedule. Scotiabank will award one Prize for each 2023 Playoff Game. The number of 2023 Playoff Games will depend on the number of Playoff Teams that progress into further rounds of the 2023 Playoffs.

Each Prize awarded will consist of a game-day experience for the selected Scotiabank Skater at a 2023 Playoff Game and:

  • Four (4) tickets to the selected 2023 Playoff Game to be played in Canada

  • Skating the selected home team’s flag onto the ice

  • One (1) home team jersey

  • Approximate retail value of each Prize is between $400 and $1,500 CAD.

The following conditions apply to all Prizes:

  • The Prize does not include transportation to and from the designated game related to the Winner’s Prize; it is the sole responsibility of the Winner to ensure that he/she and the Child arrive at the specified time to obtain their Prize.

  • The overall Scotiabank Skater experience may vary for each individual game. The Contest Sponsor does not guarantee that the Scotiabank Skater experience for each Child will be the same.

  • Any difference between approximate retail value and the actual value of the Prizes as taken will not be awarded.

  • All other costs and expenses not expressly listed as part of the Prize are solely the responsibility of each Winner.

  • The Prize does not include the cost of, and each Winner must provide for his/her Child, any and all ice hockey equipment (the “Hockey Equipment”) as may be required by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion, including without limitation, a helmet, hockey skates, mouth guard, neck guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey pants, jock or jill, shin pads, hockey gloves, and hockey stick, and any other equipment which, in the sole opinion of the Contest Sponsor, is or may be required for a Child to participate in any activity at the designated game related to the Prize. Each Winner is entirely and solely responsible for obtaining and bringing to the designated game all Hockey Equipment required by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion (Contest Sponsor shall notify the Winner of the required Hockey Equipment when first contacted as a potential Winner). Each Winner agrees that he/she will cause his/her Child to follow promptly, and fully comply with, all of the Contest Sponsor’s directions and requirements in connection with any and all aspects of the Child’s participation in the Prize or in any Prize-related activity.

  • The Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable or redeemable for cash or allowed to be sold. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize in whole or in part in the event that all or any of the components of the Prize are unavailable. In the event that the Prize consists of or includes attendance at an event that is cancelled, delayed or rescheduled for any reason whatsoever, a substitute prize or cash equivalent will not be provided.

  • Any guests who are minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

  • In the event that the Winner is unable to redeem any or all of the Prize components due to reasons beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor, its employees, representatives, agents, the NHL Entities and all parties associated with this Contest, no compensation or substitution Prize will be provided.

  • Winner’s selected for the Toronto Maple Leafs Scotiabank Skaters experience will need to participate in a mandatory dress rehearsal prior to participating in the experience.

  • The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to withhold up prize spots for each team to use at their discretion.


For each 2023 Stanley Cup® Playoffs Game, a random draw will be conducted at Majestic Media at 2015, 692 Queen St E, Toronto ON N3V 6T1 at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to such 2023 Playoffs Game (the “Draw Time”), from all eligible entries applicable to the Playoff Team playing in that 2023 Playoffs Game. All prizes will be fulfilled by the Marco Corporation at 470 Hardy Road, Brantford ON N3V 6T1.

Eligible entries that are not selected for a particular 2023 Playoffs Game will be carried over to the draw for the applicable Playoff Team’s next 2023 Playoffs Game, if applicable. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for each Playoff Team.


Each potential Winner must correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question. The potential Winners will be contacted by telephone or e-mail by a representative of the Contest Sponsor to make arrangements for administering the skill-testing question. Arrangements will be made for the awarding of the Prize at the time the skill-testing question is administered and correctly answered.

Contest Sponsor will send an online qualification form which must be answered within twelve (12) hours of the Draw Time. If the potential Winner does not complete and submit the online qualification form within twelve (12) hours of the applicable Draw Time, the Prize will be forfeited and a replacement winner will be selected. If the replacement Winner cannot be contacted by telephone or e-mail by the Contest Sponsor within five (5) hours of being selected as the replacement Winner then the Prize will be forfeited and no further potential replacement Winners will be contacted.

Potential Winners must also sign and submit to the Contest Sponsor a declaration and release that will include, without limitation, authorization for the Contest Sponsor and its agents to announce and publish the Winner’s and the Scotiabank Skater’s name, address (city and province only) and/or photograph or image or other likeness, without further compensation, at any time and from time to time, in any future publicity, and release the Contest Sponsor and the NHL Entities from any liability that may arise in connection with the Prize, including without limitation, a waiver on behalf of the Child to participate on-ice as a Scotiabank Skater. Such declaration and release must be received by the Contest Sponsor at the office of the agency administering the Contest at: The Scotiabank Skaters Contest, c/o Limelight Platforms Inc., located at 504 Wellington St. W., Toronto Ontario M5V 1E3 on or before the second (2nd) business day following the date that the selected Entrant was first contacted by the Contest Sponsor.


The Contest Sponsor is committed to respecting the privacy rights of each Entrant and Child. Any personal information collected will be handled in strict accordance with the Scotiabank Privacy Agreement found at and all applicable privacy legislation. The Contest Sponsor will not sell an Entrant’s or Child’s personal information collected for this Contest to any third parties.

The Entrant and Child’s image and likeness as well as city of residence may be used by the Contest Sponsor for announcing the Winners as well as for promotional, advertising and publicity purposes by the Contest Sponsor in any media relating to the Contest or any similar future promotions and, unless an Entrant has expressly consented otherwise on the Contest registration page, any other personal information collected for this Contest shall be used by the Contest Sponsor solely for the purpose of managing and administering this Contest.


The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any human or computer-generated error in the selection of an Entrant or the awarding of a Prize.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, to withdraw, terminate or modify all or any part of the Contest, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including as a result of corruption, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, a virus, a bug or any other cause beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor and which, in the opinion of the Contest Sponsor, affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest. Contest forms are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor. Any entry form that is, in the Contest Sponsor’s opinion, fraudulent, incomplete, mutilated or that does not allow the Contest Sponsor to correctly identify the Entrant will be automatically rejected and will not entitle the individual to an entry or a Prize.

The Contest Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete or destroyed entries and all such entries, including entry material/data that have been tampered with or altered, are void. The Contest Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. In addition, the Contest Sponsor shall not be responsible due to technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material on the Contest Website.

By participating in the Contest, the Entrant consents to the collection, use and disclosure of his/her personal information as well as the personal information of the Child by the Contest Sponsor for the purpose of administering the Contest, awarding the Prize and announcing the Winners as well as for promotional, advertising and publicity purposes by the Contest Sponsor in any media relating to the Contest or any similar future promotions.

Any person who enters or tries to enter the Contest in a manner which is unfair to the other Entrants will be automatically disqualified and could be referred to the appropriate authorities.

The use of automated software or computer programs to register or enter this Contest is prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use such methods to register or enter will be disqualified. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.  In the event it is determined that an Entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and/or has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations, the Entrant and applicable Child will be disqualified. The use of an invalid e-mail address will disqualify the entry. Users spamming the same e-mail address will disqualify the entry.

By entering this Contest, winners release the Contest Sponsor, the NHL Entities, their subsidiaries, affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for damages of whatever nature that arise from the acceptance, use or misuse of all or part of the Prize, or otherwise from participation in this Contest. The Contest Sponsor and the NHL Entities make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize and disclaim any implied warranty.

All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, logos, slogans and representations are owned by the Contest Sponsor, and/or by their affiliates, as the case may be. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials or these Official Contest Rules and Regulations.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void where prohibited.

For Residents of Quebec, any litigation concerning the conduct or administration of this publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation concerning the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

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