Why Stanley Cup Ratings Are Terrible

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The NHL's ratings for the Stanley Cup Final are continuing to suffer after an NHL playoff season that started out so well for the league. Game One was down by 25%. Game Two on Saturday was on NBC, and drew just a 1.7 rating and 2.9 million viewers, down 23% from last year. Game Three on Monday was down 37% from last year, and an insane 52% from 2010, and was the lowest rated Cup Final game since Game Three of 2007's Senators-Ducks, which aired on NBC. And now, we have last night's Read Full Article »


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