Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/03/12 at 05:29 PM ET
from Frank Seravalli of Frequent Flyers,
After dispatching the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 1, the Flyers have captured the city of Philadelphia. Or, at least that’s what the ratings say.
We’ve already noted that the NBC ratings for Game 1 against New Jersey on Sunday were up 121 percent from last year’s Game 1 against Boston.
But the numbers from Game 2 were truly staggering for hockey in Philadelphia.
According to the overnight ratings, the Flyers’ Game 2 loss on NBC Sports Network on Tuesday night nearly doubled the combined local viewership of both the Sixers’ playoff win in Chicago and the Phillies’ game in Atlanta.
Here are the numbers, as provided by the NHL:
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