SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) and Safeway announced today that Wanda Lockwood is the first cash prize winner in the Safeway $1,000,000 Score and Win promotion. When Logan Couture netted a hat trick on Saturday vs. the New York Islanders, Lockwood earned $100,000 as part of the promotion. The Safeway $1,000,000 Score and Win promotion began at the start of October and will continue through January.
"On behalf of Safeway, the San Jose Sharks are thrilled to congratulate Wanda Lockwood on becoming the inaugural winner of the Safeway $1,000,000 Score and Win promotion," said John Tortora, Chief Operating Officer of the San Jose Sharks. "We look forward to watching Sharks players score many more goals this season earning lucky Safeway shoppers more cash prizes."
In the Safeway $1,000,000 Score and Win promotion, customers are automatically entered into the sweepstakes each time they shop and use their Safeway Club Card. They receive bonus entries for purchasing participating products. At the beginning of each San Jose Sharks game, the name of one lucky Safeway shopper is announced on TV and radio as the potential Grand Prize winner of that game. If a Sharks player scores four goals in the game, that customer receives $1,000,000. If a Sharks player scores three goals in the game, that customer will win $100,000. Sharks defenseman Brent Burns is the spokesman for the program and is featured in the TV commercial.