Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 11/14/08 at 04:06 PM ET
Essentially it turns the navigation area into a control panel for the Canucks website (i.e. quick access to stats, schedules, the message boards, etc) plus it also cycles the headlines of the latest feature stories from the team onto your browser. There’s also a “light” option once you get it installed, which still has the useful features but reduces the Canucks branding if you prefer.
Here’s a screenshot for anyone that’s interested.
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I was a bit sceptical because I haven’t had a lot of luck messing with FF skins, but after using it a few days I’m pretty happy with it. It hasn’t caused me any problems and I’m actually finding the features pretty useful. You can download it here.
Fans of other teams can find similar browser addons for Fire Fox (also designed by Brand Thunder which did the Canucks one) at Mozilla. They have browsers for the Washington Capitals, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Calgary Flames, the Montreal Canadiens and the St. Louis Blues.
P.S. Unfortunately, the Mozilla page seems to be having access issues today, so you may have to check back later.
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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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