Your Insights on the NHL Playoffs

68% of BC adults are very/somewhat excited about the Vancouver Canucks being in the NHL playoffs, however 47% are still holding some resentment towards the NHL over the early season lockout.  Vancouver, BC – With the 2013 NHL regular season having come to a close, a recent Insights West survey of 389 BC adults shows… Read more »

Your Insights: Alberta Fans React to the Return of the NHL

The NHL lockout has taken a toll on fan enthusiasm in Alberta, with fan support cutting in half and significant proportions of Albertans planning to watch (52%) or attend (62%) games less often than before the lockout. Furthermore, half of Albertans (48%) agree that they will boycott the NHL in one way, shape or form…. Read more »

Almost Half of Canadians Rooting for Montreal in Stanley Cup Run

The Maple Leafs are regarded as the most hated team in Canada, while the Oilers have the smallest fan base. Vancouver, BC – As the National Hockey League (NHL) postseason begins, the Montreal Canadiens are decidedly the most popular team in Canada, a new nationwide Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of… Read more »

British Columbians Ready for Super Bowl, Want Seattle to Win

One-in-five residents describe themselves as “hardcore” or “regular” fans of the Seahawks. Vancouver, BC – This Sunday’s Super Bowl will capture the attention of a large proportion of British Columbians, and most will be cheering for the Seattle Seahawks, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative sample of… Read more »

Washington State Residents Excited for an NHL Team; Seattle and Vancouver Fans Looking Forward to Rivalry with the Canucks

An NHL rivalry between Seattle and Vancouver could bring major tourism benefits, as hockey fans from both sides of the border claim they’re likely to take a trip to watch a game in their rival city. Vancouver, BC – A recent spark has ignited conversations in the sports world thanks to the announcement yesterday that… Read more »

Most Canadians Ready to Enjoy Olympic Hockey and Figure Skating

One-in-four residents think Team Canada will win more medals this year than in Sochi 2014. Vancouver, BC – Ice hockey and figure skating will be the two competitions that Canadians will be watching the most during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative… Read more »