Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/28/05 at 01:00 PM ET
Millions of viewers worldwide tuned in to watch hockey history in the making as the Pittsburgh Penguins drew the first pick – and first dibs on Canadian hockey phenom Sidney Crosby – during TSN's exclusive coverage of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft Order of Selection. The five-hour SportsCentre news special, which aired last Friday (July 22) from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET, attracted a national average minute audience of 239,000 viewers, and a national audience reach of 1,176,000 viewers. Audience levels peaked at 378,000 viewers from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman revealed the 2005 NHL Entry Draft order.
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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
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