NHL's Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

NHL's Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to 'drop the puck' on game four of their playoff series.

In honor of the occasion, NHL's Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers players will ring the Closing Bell. They will be hosted by Thomas A. Wittman, Senior Vice President of NASDAQ OMX and Head of U.S. Equities and Derivatives, who is based in Philadelphia.

NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX), based in Philadelphia, is the largest and oldest equity options market in the United States. PHLX trades more than 3,000 equity options, sector index options and FX options on major currencies. The market offers a combination of cutting-edge electronic and floor-based options trading, utilizing NASDAQ OMX's high-performance INET technology.

Who:

  • Philadelphia Flyers Alumnus Joe Watson
  • New York Rangers Alumnus Rod Gilbert
  • New York Rangers Alumnus Ron Greschner

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, April 24, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contacts:

Philadelphia Flyers:
Rebecca Goodman
(215) 952-5730
rgoodman@comcast-spectacor.com

New York Rangers:
Stacey Escudero
(212) 465-5902
Stacey.Escudero@msg.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Robert Madden
(646) 441-5045
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About the NHL:

The National Hockey League (NHL; French: Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 member clubs: 23 in the United States and seven in Canada. Headquartered in New York City, the NHL is widely considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the league playoff champion at the end of each season.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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