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STANLEY CUP ICES BEST RATINGS SINCE 1973

June 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Of all regularly televised sports, hockey remains the lowest-rated. Even the championship Stanley Cup Finals generally fails to draw a sizable audience. That was not the case, however, with Game 7 of this year’s Finals which, NBC said on Thursday, produced the biggest audience for an NHL game in 38 years and the most for […]

HOCKEY LIFTS NBC TO DEMO VICTORY

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals continued to draw above-average ratings for Game 2 between Philadelphia and Chicago Monday night. The hockey game averaged 5.91 million viewers — nothing to cheer about — but, more importantly, it ranked No. 1 among adults 18-49 during its last 90 minutes when it averaged 6.46 million. It […]