NY RANGERS “Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award” SWEEPSTAKES
(The "Sweepstakes")

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OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1.     PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 5:00pm Eastern Time (ET) on April 3, 2013 and ends at 11:59pm ET on April 17, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

2.     ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, at least 18 years old at time of entry, who reside within a 50-mile radius of Madison Square Garden. Sweepstakes is void outside the area stated herein and where prohibited by law.  Directors, employees, and the immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling, children, grandparent or grandchildren and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or household members of individuals, whether or not related, employed by, MSG Holdings, L.P. (“MSG” or “Sponsor”), the New York Rangers Hockey Club (“Rangers”) the National Hockey League and its member teams, NHL Enterprises, LP., (collectively, "NHL Entities"), and all of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, advertising and promotional agencies, are ineligible to participate.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3.     TO ENTER: Limit one (1) entry per person, regardless of method of entry.

    i) Method #1: Visit http://rangers.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=88027 during the Sweepstakes Period and select the Rangers Player (as defined below) you believe deserves the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award.  Once you select a Rangers Player, you will then need to enter your name, address, city, state, zip code, e-mail address and day and evening phone numbers to be entered into the Sweepstakes.

    ii) Method #2:  In order to enter via mobile device, you must have a text messaging capable mobile device from a participating carrier.  Using your mobile device, send a text message during the Sweepstakes Periods to the short code “726437” with the Rangers Player you believe deserves the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award to be entered into the Sweepstakes. Approximately four (4) text messages will be exchanged between you and Sponsor via this entry method.  Text “HELP” for help. Message and data rates may apply.  Review your Service Agreement with your wireless carrier for complete pricing details.  Wireless phone or text message service may not be available in all areas.

“Rangers Player” shall consist of one of the following players: Asham, Biron, Boyle, Brassard, Callahan, Clowe, Del Zotto, Eminger, Gilroy, Girardi, Hagelin, Hamrlik, Kreider, Lundqvist, McDonagh, Miller, Moore, Nash, Newbury, Powe, Pyatt, Richards, Sauer, Staal, Stepan, Stralman, Zuccarello.

NOTE: Entrants who enter via text message will be given the option to receive Rangers Mobile Alerts.  Message & Data rates apply to Rangers Mobile Alerts.  You should expect to receive approximately one (1) to twelve (12) mobile alerts per month. To stop receiving mobile alerts, text “STOP” to the short code “726437”. Any information you provide shall be used in accordance with MSG’s Privacy Policy, which can be viewed at http://msg.com/privacy_policy.jsp.

Multiple entries from any person will be void.  Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

4.     SELECTION OF WINNER: One (1) potential winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries on April 17, 2013 (the “Potential Winner”). Where applicable, Potential Winner will be notified by phone or email. The Potential Winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The Potential Winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within 24 hours of the date of notice in order to claim his/her prize and become an official winner (“Official Winner”). If a prize or prize notification is returned as undelivered, a Potential Winner cannot be contacted, or fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within the required time period or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the Potential Winner may be disqualified and forfeits the prize. In the event that a Potential Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the prize to an alternate Potential Winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

5.     PRIZE: The Sweepstakes Prize(s) is as follows:

FIRST PRIZE (1):  One (1) First Prize Official Winner will receive the following:  (i) two (2) tickets to the New York Rangers game on April 27, 2013 at Madison Square Garden (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $250) and (ii) a spot in the annual New York Rangers Blueshirts Off Our Back Ceremony after the game, where they will receive an official game-worn Rangers jersey from a Rangers player (subject to availability and player to be chosen by Sponsor in its sole discretion) (ARV: $250).

Total ARV of Sweepstakes Prize(s): $500

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied.  Official Winner will be responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees and other costs and expenses associated with Prize receipt and/or use that are not expressly included in the Prize description, including but not limited to transportation to and from Madison Square Garden, meals and beverages. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s discretion.

Tickets are subject to terms and conditions stated thereon.  Seat locations are determined be Sponsor.  Official Winner(s) and guest(s) must comply with all venue rules and regulations.  Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize.  If event is cancelled or postponed, no compensation or substitution will be provided.

6.     PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Official Winners’ consent to Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies and their designees to use his/her name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for advertising and promotional purposes, in any manner, in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.

7.    PRIVACY POLICY:  Personal information provided in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with MSG’s Privacy Policy, which can be viewed at http://www.thegarden.com/global/privacy.html.

8.    GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries or emails or postage-due, damaged or illegible mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitations, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing entries, the announcement of the prize(s), or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize(s) at random from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including, without limitation, attorney’s fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules.  Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

9.     RELEASE/LIMITS OF LIABILITY:   By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant and Official Winner agrees to release and hold harmless MSG Holdings, L.P., the Rangers, the NHL Entities, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any Prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy.

10.     DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of New York or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.

11.    SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR:  MSG Holdings, L.P., 2 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10121.

12.     WINNERS’ LIST:  For the names of the Official Winner(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award Sweepstakes, 2 Pennsylvania Plaza, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10121 by May 17, 2013.  Please specify Winners List or Rules Request.