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Home » Media » Press Releases » Media Alert / Photo Op - Kevin McNamara from North Gower, Ontario Brings Home the Stanley Cup AND Doug Gilmour!

Media Alert / Photo Op - Kevin McNamara from North Gower, Ontario Brings Home the Stanley Cup AND Doug Gilmour!

TORONTO, May 18 /CNW/ - The votes are in and the quest for the Stanley Cup® has finally come to an end - Kevin McNamara from North Gower, Ontario has been crowned the grand prize winner of the Bring Home a Stanley Cup Champion contest! After two weeks of intense campaigning, he will finally celebrate when the Ultimate Playoffs Party takes place at his home with Doug Gilmour and the Stanley Cup® itself.

Each regional finalist was tasked to produce an inspiring and creative online video that explained why they deserved the votes of Canadians to Bring Home a Stanley Cup Champion and the Stanley Cup®. Over the course of two weeks, Kevin collected an impressive number of votes to secure his win.

The grand prize celebratory party will also be filmed and featured on TSN. The second and third place at-home Playoffs Parties will take place towards the end of May and in June.

Event Details

Who: Grand Prize Winner Kevin McNamara, Stanley Cup® Champion Doug Gilmour, the Stanley Cup® and 99 of Kevin's closest friends and family!
THE Ultimate Playoffs Party for the Grand Prize Winner
  • Come and celebrate with Kevin, Doug, the Cup® and 99 of Kevin's closest friends and family under a huge tent that will be set up in Kevin's backyard with food and beverages, a large screen to watch the hockey game that afternoon, and stage for the Stanley Cup® and photos/meet n' greet (for media and the public). Perhaps even join in on a little road hockey fun!
  • Doug and Pepsi®, Lay's® and Gatorade® will present Kevin with all of his additional prizing in the family room of Kevin's home
Saturday May 21, 2011
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Kevin McNamara's Home!
North Gower, ON

***To confirm attendance, to receive address and directions, and to set up interviews, photos or footage with Kevin, Doug and the Stanley Cup®, please contact:
Megan Johnson, Fleishman-Hillard Canada, 416-786-2700,    

To learn more about each of the contest finalists and their upcoming celebrations, please visit, and be sure to check out the Bring Home a Stanley Cup Champion™ blog.

About PepsiCo and Bring Home a Stanley Cup ChampionTM

The Bring Home a Stanley Cup ChampionTM program is sponsored by the Pepsi®, Lay's® and Gatorade® brands and supported by the National Hockey League (NHL).  The Pepsi®, Lay's® and Gatorade® brands each have a long history of supporting hockey and PepsiCo is an official sponsor of the NHL® and the NHLPA.

PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 19 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses -- Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola -- also make hundreds of other enjoyable and wholesome foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world. With net revenues of approximately $60 billion, PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment, including by conserving energy and water usage, and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support, and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit

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About the NHL

The National Hockey League, founded in 1917, is the second-oldest of the four major professional team sports leagues in North America.  Today, the NHL consists of 30 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League's international makeup, with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters. According to a Simmons Market Research study, NHL fans are younger, more educated, more affluent, and access content through digital means more than any other major professional sport. The NHL entertains more than 250 million fans each season in-arena and through its partners in national television (VERSUS, NBC, TSN, CBC, RDS, RIS, ESPN America, ASN and NHL Network™) and radio (NHL Radio™, Sirius XM Satellite Radio and XM Canada).  Through the NHL Foundation, the League's charitable arm, the NHL raises money and awareness for Hockey Fights Cancer™ and NHL Youth Development, and supports the charitable efforts of NHL players. For more information on the NHL, log on to

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