Game 2 scores best overnight ratings
NEW YORK -- The Chicago Blackhawks' win Monday night earned the best overnight rating for a Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on record.
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The Blackhawks' 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers drew a 4.1 rating and 7 share on NBC, the highest overnight rating since at least 1975, which is as far back as the records go.
The game earned a 25.1 rating and 39 share in Chicago.
The rating is the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned to a program, while the share is the percentage of all TVs in use at the time. Overnight ratings measure the nation's largest markets.
Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press
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