The Chicago Blackhawks win over the Anaheim Ducks in game 7 to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals averaged a 3.27 overnight household rating on NBC, the best ever NHL overnight rating for a non-Stanley Cup Final game on NBC, and up slightly from last year’s Kings-Blackhawks overtime game 7 on NBCSN (3.17).
In the Chicago market the game drew a 26.6 household rating and in the Los Angeles a 3.9 household rating (highest-ever for a non Stanley Cup Finals game)
Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) account for about 70% of the US TV-viewing population. The overnight household rating is the percentage of the households that were tuned-in in those markets