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Watching The NHL On NBCSN And NBC

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 8, 2019 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2018-19 NHL regular season – which included a record 112 games as well as a record number of doubleheaders and games featuring Canadian and Western Conference teams – delivered viewership increases across all platforms, according to Nielsen. Combined viewership across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 424,000 viewers, up 2% vs. the 2017-18 regular-season (105 games, 417,000).

“This was our most diverse schedule yet, with a record number of doubleheaders featuring Western Conference teams and more Canadian teams in primetime than ever before,” said Sam Flood, Executive Producer & President, Production, NBC Sports and NBCSN. “Our goal was to celebrate the league’s expanding fan base and to showcase its exciting young stars. Frankly, we weren’t sure what the response would be, but we were committed to the league’s long-term benefit. So to have a viewership increase in year one is a huge win. And now we’re on to the greatest tournament in sports…the Stanley Cup Playoffs.”

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GIF- Incoming Puck Pierre!

Thar was close.

 

 

added 9:03pm, a little longer version with audio below...

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NBCSN Coverage Of The NHL Awards Show And NHL Draft

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 19, 2018 – The future stars of the NHL will converge on American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, this week, as NBC Sports presents live, exclusive coverage of first round of the 2018 NHL Draft this Friday, beginning with NHL Live at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. In addition, NBCSN will televise the NHL Awards this Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET from Las Vegas, as the NHL celebrates the top performers of the 2017-18 season from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs – will provide streaming coverage of the 2018 NHL Awards and 2018 NHL Draft.

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Watching Game 3 Of The Stanley Cup Final

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 4, 2018 – Game 3 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final between the expansion Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals on Saturday night set numerous consumption records across NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app, including:

  •  the most-watched Stanley Cup Final Game 3 in three years;
  •  Total Audience Delivery (TAD) increases of 18% and 25%, respectively, vs. the 2017 and 2016 Stanley Cup Final Game 3s;
  •  the second-most streamed NHL game ever;
  •  and the highest-rated NHL game on NBCSN for Washington, D.C.

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Watching Game 2 Of The Stanley Cup Final

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 31, 2018 – Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final last night between the Washington Capitals and the expansion Vegas Golden Knights set numerous consumption records across NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app, including:

  •  the most-watched Stanley Cup Final game on NBCSN in three years;
  •  the most-watched primetime program on NBCSN in three years;
  •  NBCSN ranking No. 1 across all of television among Adults 18-49;
  •  Total Audience Delivery (TAD) increases of 16% and 47%, respectively, vs. the 2017 and 2016 Stanley Cup Final Game 2s;
  •  the most-streamed NHL game ever;
  •  and the highest-rated NHL game on NBCSN for both Las Vegas and Washington, D.C.

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Watching USA/Canada Last Night

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 22, 2018 – Team USA’s thrilling shootout victory over Canada in the women’s hockey gold medal game on Wednesday ranks as the most watched late-night program in NBCSN history (since 2003).

The hockey game registered a Total Audience Delivery average of 3.7 million viewers, which included a live NBC simulcast of overtime and the shootout, as well as live streaming by NBC Sports Digital. The NBCSN-only telecast delivered 2.9 million viewers, which is the largest audience ever for the network in the 11 p.m.-2:15 a.m. ET late-night window.

In addition, more than 525,000 uniques watched the live stream of the U.S.-Canada women’s gold medal game to rank as NBC Sports Digital’s fifth-largest hockey audience ever (behind only four  games from the Sochi Olympics, which featured more streaming-friendly morning and afternoon ET game times).

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NBCSN Coverage Of The Awards Show, Expansion Draft And The First Round Of The NHL Draft

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 20, 2017 – The NHL celebrates the top performances from the 2016-17 season and looks ahead to the 2017-18 campaign and beyond this week, beginning tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with live coverage of the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The NHL Expansion Draft will reveal the first members of the NHL’s 31st team, the Vegas Golden Knights, who begin play in the upcoming 2017-18 season.

In addition, NBCSN will televise live coverage of the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft this Friday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs – will provide streaming coverage of the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft, as well as the 2017 NHL Draft.

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Watching Game 7 Eastern Conference Final

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 26, 2017 – Last night’s Eastern Conference Final Game 7 double-overtime thriller on NBCSN, in which the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Ottawa Senators, 3-2, set major viewership and digital records, and continued the trend of strong results for the entire 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, according to Fast National Data provided by The Nielsen Company and Adobe Analytics.

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NBCSN Will Televise Leafs/Bruins This Saturday

STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 13, 2016 – Following an NHL record four-goal performance by 19-year-old American and 2016 Toronto Maple Leafs first overall draft pick Auston Matthews in his NHL debut last night, NBCSN announced today it will televise live coverage of Matthews’ first NHL home game this Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET, when the Maple Leafs host the Boston Bruins in an Original Six showdown.

Matthews, a native of Scottsdale, Ariz., became the first player in modern history to score four goals in his NHL debut on Wednesday night against the Ottawa Senators.

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NBCSN Will Broadcast Kraft Hockeyville USA Game Tuesday Night

STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 3, 2016 – Hockey heads north to the upper peninsula of Michigan tomorrow night on NBCSN at 7 p.m. ET for the second iteration of Kraft Hockeyville USA, when the Buffalo Sabres face off against the Carolina Hurricanes at Lakeview Arena in Marquette, Mich.

NBCSN’s comprehensive Kraft Hockeyville USA coverage will celebrate hockey’s rich history in Marquette and the upper peninsula of Michigan. Marquette was one of more than 1,000 communities which submitted stories about the passion of hockey in their towns and finished ahead of runner-up Rapid City, S.D. (Rushmore Thunderdome), in an online vote. 

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