Facebook data breaks down Cup playoff support

Sophia Jurksztowicz breaks down the top Stanley Cup Playoff trends on social media, including the most talked about Canadian teams on Facebook as well as how Twitter reacted to various Calder Trophy candidates.

With five Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs this season, there’s plenty of fan support across the country. It will be interesting to see which team fans from non-playoff cities get behind.

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With the help of some exclusive data from our friends at Facebook, it turns out the Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks will have the most support across the country compared to the Winnipeg Jets, Calgary Flames and Ottawa Senators. Heck, even the Detroit Red Wings are getting some love north of the border.


Also, when it comes to the two all-Canadian series, the Flames and Senators are the clear underdogs in terms of fan support.





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