Little Caesars Pizza Shoots and Scores With Exclusive Nicklas Lidstrom Offer

Figurine is a must-have for Detroit hockey fans

DETROIT, May 29 /PRNewswire/ — Little Caesars Pizza offers hockey fans another exclusive. A figurine of fan favorite and Detroit Red Wings’ team captain Nicklas Lidstrom is now available at participating Little Caesars restaurants in southeast Michigan while supplies last.

“Little Caesars is excited to offer Hockeytown fans this exclusive Nicklas Lidstrom offer just in time for the 2008 Stanley Cup Final,” said Louis Asher, Detroit area Little Caesars franchisee. “Families across southeast Michigan can enjoy a quality pizza from Little Caesars with unmatched convenience and value while cheering for our Detroit Red Wings to bring home the Cup.”

The Lidstrom figurines are only $5.00 with the purchase of a HOT-N-READY(R) pizza. The high quality figurine is approximately six inches tall.

Lidstrom is a three-time Stanley Cup Champion and ranks 17th all-time among defensemen in goals. He is a five-time recipient of the prestigious Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best defenseman and is the only European-born player in the history of the National Hockey League to receive the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs in 2002.

About Little Caesars

Little Caesars Pizza founders Michael and Marian Ilitch opened their first restaurant in Garden City, Michigan in 1959. Little Caesars built more stores in the U.S. in 2007 than any other pizza chain and today is the largest carry-out pizza chain internationally with restaurants on five continents. Little Caesars is growing in prime markets across the country, and is offering strong franchisee candidates an opportunity for independence with a proven system. In addition, Little Caesars offers strong brand awareness with one of the most recognized characters in the country, Little Caesar, that appeals to both adults and children.

In addition to Little Caesars Pizza, Ilitch companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries include — the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Champion Foods, Uptown Entertainment, Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, and a variety of venues within these entities. Marian Ilitch also owns MotorCity Casino Hotel.

For more information about Little Caesars, available franchise opportunities and markets visit or call 1.800.553.5776.