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Met-Rx Skate With the Greats Sweepstakes

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

MET-Rx has teamed up with the New York Islanders to give fans a chance to win a night on the ice with the Islanders Greatest Hockey Legends*

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. (January 10, 2011) – MET-Rx,
the leader in sports nutrition, and the New York Islanders Hockey Club have teamed up to present the second annual MET-Rx Skate with the Greats Sweepstakes. Eight lucky winners will have the opportunity to skate with Islanders’ Legends at the world renowned Nassau Coliseum where the team has won four Stanley Cups. The month-long sweepstakes kicks off Tuesday, January 11, 2011 and culminates with the eight winners playing a hockey game with Islanders legends on Sunday, March 6, 2011. 

Enter the Skate With the Greats Sweepstakes NOW!Once the winners are selected, they will begin a customized 3-week program to prepare for the skate with Islanders training staff, in preparation for a scrimmage game consisting of three 10-minute periods of hockey on the Coliseum ice with Islanders legends Mike Bossy and Bobby Nystrom.* Each winner will also receive their own customized jersey and uniform socks.
*Legends appearance subject to availability.

Fans can enter the sweepstakes by visiting their local 7-Eleven Retailer or at  Promotion of the contest can also be seen through local avenues such as Cablevision TV ads, ESPN and WFAN Radio advertisements, and News12 Long Island, allowing the local community to really get involved.

Owned by Long Island’s leading nutritional supplement company NBTY, MET-Rx has been a proud sponsor of the NY Islanders since 2007. According to Brand Director Patrick Cornacchiulo, “MET-Rx is excited to offer Long Island Hockey fans this electrifying, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to skate with their favorite Hockey players.”

Deadline for entries is February 11, 2011. For more information or Official Rules, visit

MET-Rx “Skate with the Greats” Sweepstakes is only available to enter online. Visit NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR LEGAL RESIDENTS OF, AND LIMITED TO ENTRY IN, NASSAU, SUFFOLK, QUEENS, MANHATTAN AND KINGS COUNTIES IN NEW YORK. YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Promotion period starts at 12:01am EST on 1/11/2011 and ends at 11:59pm EST on 2/11/2011. For Official Rules and prize descriptions, visit *Legends appearance subject to availability.

About MET-Rx
Founded in 1991, MET-Rx® revolutionized the sport nutrition industry with a high protein, meal replacement shake fortified with an exclusive protein blend called METAMYOSYN®. Originally developed by a physician based on metabolic research, METAMYOSYN protein is a highly bio-available fuel that supports muscle and strength.* Today, MET-Rx offers a diverse range of products that promote vigorous health by making advanced nutrition easier, more convenient and more effective than ever before. MET-Rx continues to be on the cutting-edge of sports nutrition with products engineered for the next generation of athletes - all those who use state-of-the-art nutrition to achieve their goals, and who never, ever accept limits of mind, body or spirit.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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