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Canucks official App first among sports apps in Canada

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks are pleased to announce that the Official Canucks App on iTunes established a number one ranking on iTunes’ Canadian App Store, in the free sports category.

More than 35,000 fans have downloaded the Canucks App since its release on February 9, 2010. The Canucks are the only NHL team in the top ten sports apps on iTunes. Canucks App users spend an average of more than eight minutes per session. Users span six different continents.

The Canucks App is free and currently available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. A version for the Blackberry is currently in beta testing and will be coming soon.

The Canucks App was designed by Vancouver based Atimi Software and is a new product from Canucks Mobile presented by TELUS. The Canucks App connects fans to the team and to each other by delivering exclusive video, photos, stats and stories directly to their mobile device. Features include live scores, stats and standings; and Canucks TV produced video; photos from games, practices and events; exclusive news stories, features and Twitter updates; and full access to the message boards on

The Canucks iPhone App is available for free by browsing the App Store on the iPhone or iPod Touch. It can also be downloaded to a computer through the App Store in iTunes.

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