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Ratings For The NHL Return Are Up…A Little Bit

Hockey fans have been enjoying as many as six games a day since the NHL rebooted the 2019-2020 season last week. The wall-to-wall action has been a godsend for fans who have been without hockey since March 11th. The barrage … Continue reading

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2020 NHL Winter Classic Is Least-Watched Winter Classic Yet

Photo: Dallas Star The broadcast appeal of the NHL’s Winter Xlassic continues to plunge. This years event, which featured the Dallas Stars and the Nashville Predators, was the least-watched in the 12-year history of the event.

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Ratings For ‘Hockey Night In Canada’ Drop Since Don Cherry Was Fired

According to figures from Numeris, Canada’s broadcast measurement firm, Hockey Night in Canada took an immediate hit in the wake of Cherry’s firing and has never recovered.

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2019 NHL All-Star Game Posts Third-Highest Rating Since 2004

Photo: Bruce Bennett/NHL via Getty Images The 2019 NHL All-Star Game was clearly a hit in San Jose, with fans, coaches, players, and everyone involved having fun during one of the busiest weekends in the NHL, with the Metropolitan Division … Continue reading

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Caps-Pens Still Champs In Ratings; Most Watched Game Of Season

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Anytime you have a prime-time matchup between two teams with a storied past, who have also won the last three Stanley Cups, you have a pretty good recipe for ratings success.  No surprise, Wednesday’s Caps-Pens … Continue reading

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Capitals-Maple Leafs Stadium Series Game Hits Primetime Network Low

Photo: NHL According to Sports Media Watch, the Capitals-Maple Leafs Stadium Series game, which was switched to NBCSN with more than four minutes to play in the game to accommodate local news and NBC’s Saturday Night Live, ranks as the … Continue reading

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NHL All-Star Game Holds Up Well Despite Airing Opposite NFL Pro Bowl

Photo: @Cpitals The 2018 NHL All-Star game was a relative success this year as far as television ratings are concerned, despite the fact the game aired directly opposite of the highest rated NFL Pro Bowl in four years. 

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