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Credit Cards for the NHL Playoffs

As an Ottawa Senators fan I am happy to say that this past Saturday on April 12, 2015, the Sens securely wins a spot in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, a miracle we all thought was improbable. On the same day, Canadian Tire Centre supported the National Capital’s die hard fans by opening up the centre with free admission and parking to watch the game which will determine the team’s fate in the playoffs. As minutes ticked away to the end of period three, all fans in the Canadian Tire Centre stood on their feet to celebrate the Ottawa team’s victory.

This year, five of our Canadian teams have entered the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Calgary Flames, and the Vancouver Canucks.

The line-up has been determined; the Ottawa Senators will be facing the Montreal Canadiens at their first game coming this Wednesday, April 15, 2015. If you’d like to show support for our Canadian teams in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, you can also earn rewards at the same time (or use them for NHL merchandise redemption).

Sign up for the ScotiaHockey NHL Visa Card:

Scotiabank pushes out their ScotiaHockey NHL Visa Card, where you have the option of designing the cover of your credit card with your favourite hockey team’s logo.

Scotiabank NHL Vancouver Canucks Visa CardScotiabank NHL Calgary Flames Visa CardScotiabank NHL Edmonton Oilers Visa CardScotiabank NHL Winnipeg Jets Visa CardScotiabank NHL Ottawa Senators Visa CardScotiabank NHL Toronto Maple Leafs Visa CardScotiabank NHL Montreal Canadiens Visa Card



Here are the highlights of the card:

  • 5,000 free ScotiaHockey Rewards bonus points after your first purchase.
  • Earn one ScotiaHockey Reward point for every $1 spent on your ScotiaHockey NHL Visa Card.
  • 20% off purchases at the NHL’s official online time – shop.canadan.NHL.com.
  • Points can be redeemed for official licenses game tickets as well.

Sign up for the MBNA Rewards Hockey MasterCard:

MBNA pushes out their MBNA Rewards MasterCard for our Canadian hockey teams. In a previous post, we talked about the Ottawa Senators version of the card.

MBNA Vancouver Canucks MasterCardMBNA Calgary Flames MasterCardMBNA Edmonton Oilers MasterCardMBNA Winnipeg Jets MasterCardMBNA Ottawa Senators MasterCardMBNA Toronto Maple Leafs MasterCardMBNA Montreal Canadiens MasterCard



Here are the highlights of the card:

  • 1,000 bonus MBNA Rewards points after your first purchase.
  • Earn 1 MBNA Rewards points for every $1 spent on your MBNA Rewards MasterCard.
  • Earn double the points when you make purchases in the arena with your MBNA Rewards MasterCard.
  • Points can be redeemed for exclusive merchandise for your favourite Canadian NHL hockey team.
  • You can redeems the rewards you prefer, whether it is travel, cash back or gift cards.

Purchase NHL Hockey Merchandise:

If you’re an Aeroplan collector, now you can purchase NHL merchandise on the Aeroplan official website. Some items include the Original Six NHL Building Framed Print, redeemable for 19,500 Aeroplan miles; Montreal Canadiens Arena Framed Panorama, redeemable for 16,500 Aeroplan miles; Toronto Maple Leafs Framed Panorama Arena, redeemable for 16,500 Aeroplan miles.

For this post, I will not focus on the benefits of the card and whether or not it is worth signing up for. Ultimately, if you’re a die hard hockey fan, I would recommend signing up for one of these and keeping them as they make great souvenir items.

Time to support our Canadian teams.


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