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Pizza Pizza becomes official sponsor of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

TORONTO, ON, September 20, 2016 – Pizza Pizza, Canada’s leading pizza chain, has signed on to become an official sponsor of the World Cup of Hockey 2016, making the company the official pizza restaurant for the event.

As part of the sponsorship, Pizza Pizza will be prominently featured on rinkboards and signage at the World Cup of Hockey 2016 games at the Air Canada Centre (ACC) in Toronto. Hungry hockey fans will have the opportunity to purchase hot and fresh Pizza Pizza slices at concessions throughout the ACC. Pizza Pizza will also have a pop up location at the Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village in The Distillery District for the duration of the tournament.

“Hockey is a Canadian past time and so is enjoying a slice of pizza,” said Pat Finelli, Chief Marketing Officer for Pizza Pizza. “We’re huge hockey fans and are absolutely thrilled to be a part of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 tournament. Toronto is our hometown and sponsoring events like the World Cup of Hockey 2016 is part of our commitment and contribution to the communities we serve. “

To get fans into the festive spirit, Pizza Pizza will offer a special World Cup of Hockey Combo, two 16” extra-large pepperoni pizzas for $19.98, available for online orders only for a limited time. Customers who purchase the combo will also be automatically entered into a contest for a chance to win tickets to one of the games in Toronto.

Pizza Pizza is committed to supporting hockey in Canada. In addition to the World Cup of Hockey, the company sponsors many of the NHL teams across Canada, including the Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Winnipeg Jets.

About Pizza Pizza Limited
With more than 730 locations spread across seven provinces, Pizza Pizza Limited is Canada´s pizza pioneer and a quick-service restaurant leader. The company operates two banners, Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73, that together with its network of operators and franchise partners, deliver quality food choices, diverse menus and exciting promotions for all tastes, lifestyles and budgets. Since 1967, Pizza Pizza Limited has been guided by a vision to provide the “best food, made especially for you” with a focus on quality ingredients, customer service, continuous innovation and community involvement. Visit www.pizzapizza.ca and www.pizza73.com for more information.

For more information:
Sarah Todd / Kathleen Stelmach
Torchia Communications
(416) 341-9929 ext. 224 / (416) 341-9929 ext. 227
saraht@torchiacom.com / kathleen@torchiacom.com