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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.

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 rating was up 21 percent from last year's 3.4 for Detroit Red Wings-Pittsburgh Penguins.

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.