Caps/Pens drive NHL hot streak

NBC Sports Group revealed that – midway through the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs – its coverage across NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, USA Network, and digital platforms saw Total Audience Delivery of the first 49 games average 829,000 viewers, marking the best score in three years and up 3% over 2017 despite the participation of five Canadian teams in the 2017 playoffs. Monday night’s Washington-Pittsburgh Game 3 on NBCSN delivered a 1.49 overnight rating, to rank as the best cable overnight of the 2017 playoffs.

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