NBC sees ratings rise with LA Kings’ Game 6 Stanley Cup victory (Puck Daddy)
As you've no doubt heard, the 2012 Stanley Cup Final will not go down as a ratings blockbuster for NBC and NBC Sports Network, despite the presence of the New York and Los Angeles markets. There are reasons why this happened ; there's also the thought that kvetching about the ratings is akin to relieving one's self in a hurricane.
Every game of the 2012 Final trailed the ratings from last year's battle between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks. That is until the Los Angeles Kings' 6-1 blowout win in Game 6 against the New Jersey Devils on Monday night, in which they not only captured their first Stanley Cup but a solid rating for NBC as well.
From Steve Lepore of SB Nation:
Game 6 drew a 4.0/7 overnight rating, up 3% from
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