Versus Lights Ratings Lamp With Cable's Most-Watched NHL Opening Playoff Round Since 2001

NBC, RSNs, CBC, TSN also score with puck action
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Culminating with Game 7 of the Montreal Canadiens-Washington Capitals
series, Versus netted the highest-rated and most-watched first round of
the National Hockey League playoffs since 2001.

Comcast's national
sports service averaged a 0.7 household rating and 595,000 during the
conference quarterfinal round, according to Nielsen data, respective
gains of 75% and 35% through the same stage of the 2009 NHL postseason.
That performance helped Versus scores its most-watcher ever April in
primetime.
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