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Pizza 73 has official pizza for Edmonton teams


September 18, 2014
By Canadian Pizza

Sept. 18, 2014, Edmonton – Western Canada pizza chain Pizza 73 has
become the official pizza of the Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton
Oil Kings hockey teams in a multi-year deal.

Sept. 18, 2014, Edmonton – Western Canada pizza chain Pizza 73 has become the official pizza of the Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton
Oil Kings hockey teams in a multi-year deal.

As part of the sponsorship, Pizza 73 will have on-site
concessions serving slices, as well as a strong visual presence around
the home arena for the two teams at Rexall Place.

"The Oilers organization has always been a champion in our
eyes," said Pat Finelli, chief marketing officer for Pizza 73, in a news release. "Edmonton
is where Pizza 73 first opened its doors in 1985, and so partnering
with this team is an exciting step for our brand. We intend to bring as
much commitment, energy and passion off the ice with our products and
service as the players bring on the ice."

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"Pizza and hockey is a match made in heaven. Our fans will be
particularly delighted to have Pizza 73, with its deep roots in
Edmonton, as the official pizza of the Edmonton Oilers," said
Patrick LaForge, president and COO for Oilers Entertainment Group.

Pizza 73 is committed to supporting the communities it
serves and is no stranger to sports sponsorships. The company sponsors
the Calgary Flames, Hitmen, Stampeders, FC Edmonton, as well as a number
of minor sports teams across Alberta, Saskatchewan and British
Columbia. In addition, the pizza chain supports Children's Miracle
Network and local children's hospitals such as Stollery Children's
Hospital and Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation through its Slices
for Smiles Foundation.


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