Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 06/04/08 at 09:45 PM ET
For fun, (and because I have some strange, pathological dislike of golf; enter the words ‘alanah hates golf’ into Google.com and I’m the #1 search result…) I ran a search online using Google Trends to see what’s more popular these days in the online world: the PGA or the NHL?
It’s the NHL.
In the last 30 days, everywhere in the world (with the exception of one-24 hour period in the United States last month) more people searched out NHL info than PGA.
Maybe not 100% accurate, or even a fair comparison given the time of year. But what the hell… it’s Google. They know their search terms and I like graphs.
So in honor of Tiger, another way of comparing the sports (*click the images to for further details):
In the United States
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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.
In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.
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