Visa Commercial: Hockey Love Hurts

Visa Commercial: Hockey Love Hurts

Visa Canada is rewarding NHL hockey fans for supporting their favourite teams through good and bad times with its Hockey Love Hurts program. It is a video of a wider campaign.

Only sincere fans know how much hockey love hurts. The Nazareth “Love Hurts” reflects it perfectly. Video demonstrates how fans struggle after their team lost. Luckily for them Visa gives them a chance to win a trip for group of eleven friends to a Stanley Cup Final game.

When the team loses its fans get an e-mail with a special offer to win tickets to Final game. “We focused on easing the pain with our program–for those times when fans are struggling to watch late night games and continue to support their teams when they go through losing streaks,” said Gallant Law, head of sponsorship and brand management at Visa Canada.

VISA is supporting the campaign with a television commercial, online ads and blogger outreach.

Watch the video and tell us what you think of it.


Advertising Agency: TBWA, Toronto, Canada
Chief Creative Officer: Jack Neary
Creative Director: Allen Oke
Copywriter / Associate Creative Director: Jonathan Smith
Art Director / Associate Creative Director: Rodger Eyre
Agency Broadcast Producer: Nadya MacNeil
Director: David Hicks
Production Company: Sons and Daughters
Executive Producer: Liane Thomas
Line Producer: Andrew Sulliman
Director of Photography: Alar Kivilo
Editorial: Jon DeVries, School Editing
Post Production\FX: Sean Cochrane, The Vanity
Music: Joey Serlin, Vapor Music
Agency Digital Producer: Tasha Dean
Director of Marketing, Visa: Brenda Woods
Account Director: John Hughson

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