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NHL Teleconference—Talking Playoffs with the Media

Earlier today, Don Cherry of CBC’s “Hockey Night in Canada”, Mike Emrick from VERSUS and NBC, Pierre McGuire from TSN and NBC and Mike Milbury from NBC and TSN were on a tele-conference discussing the 2008 NHL Playoffs.

You can download the audio [mp3 link] if you like, or listen on the player below.  (Be aware that it may take a few minutes to load.)

Update 4:41pm ET: Complete written transcript now available below.

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  Tags: cbc, don+cherry, media, mike+emrick, mike+milbury, nbc, pierre+mcguire, versus, vs

Versus Ratings Up

NHL’s television partner has released some of their ratings today, showing growth in viewership over last season.  As of January 22, 2008:

  • national household ratings up 50%
  • total viewership up 36%

Additionally, the NHL All Star Game was the #1 rated NHL telecast for Versus ever, aside from post-season play. 

Full content of the press release is below, all figures provided by Neilsen Media and Versus research.

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  Tags: all+star+game+2998, demographics, media, neilsen+ratings, versus, vs

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