Scotiabank Named Official Bank of Vancouver Canucks

September 16, 2013

Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CS&E) has announced a new partnership with Scotiabank, the Official Bank of the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks.

The partnership will focus on programs aimed at supporting fans, community initiatives and grassroots hockey.

“Scotiabank is an important partner of the Canucks,” said Victor de Bonis, Chief Operating Officer, Canucks Sports & Entertainment, Alternate Governor, NHL. “Scotiabank delivers exceptional fan experiences with their NHL partners, which we strongly believe in providing to our fans. Together the Canucks and Scotiabank will support grassroots hockey in the communities we serve and connect with fans in new and exciting ways.”

“Scotiabank is excited to partner with the Vancouver Canucks and we are thrilled to add the Canucks to our roster of teams and leagues that we sponsor across Canada,” said Dave Poole, Scotiabank’s Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Region. “This is a great time to be a hockey fan in Vancouver and like all Canuck fans, Scotiabank and its employees are passionate about hockey and having a team to cheer for. Over the last several years, we’ve developed programs that unite us with professional and grassroots players and leagues, connecting fans with teams and this sport we all love. Our partnership with the Vancouver Canucks is a natural fit for us as we expand our hockey program in communities across Canada.”

Scotiabank and the Canucks celebrated this partnership by presenting Open Scrimmages Friday through Sunday, September 13-15th at Rogers Arena. 

“Scotiabank’s partnership with the Vancouver Canucks speaks to our commitment to hockey at all levels – from grassroots to professional leagues and teams from coast to coast,” said Duncan Hannay, Scotiabank’s Senior Vice President, Canadian Marketing Scotiabank. “Whether you’re lacing up to play on the ice or watching from the bleachers, players and their families grow with and through the sport of hockey. This game is at the heart of our culture at Scotiabank, and we are thrilled announce this new partnership. We look forward to what we can accomplish with the Vancouver Canucks.”

Scotiabank sponsors more than 4,500 minor hockey teams and leagues across Canada as part of their Scotiabank Community Hockey Sponsorship Program.