Game 1 watched in just 523,000 U.S. households
NEW YORK -- Anaheim's 3-2 victory over Ottawa in the opener of the Stanley Cup finals got a 0.72 cable rating on Versus and was watched in 523,000 households in the United States.
The rating was down 18 percent from Carolina's 5-4 victory over Edmonton in last year's opener, which received a 0.88 cable rating (611,000 homes) on OLN, as the same network was known then.
This year's game had a 1.7 cable rating in Los Angeles (95,000 households), Versus' best NHL rating in that market. ...
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