TV Ratings: Stanley Cup Game 7 Scores 25-Year High for NHL

By Christine Zosche 

The St. Louis Blues’ first-ever Stanley Cup title drew a big audience for NBC Wednesday—bigger than any NHL game of the past quarter-century. (THR / Live Feed)

Wednesday’s contest drew 8.914 million total viewers on NBC and streaming. On TV online, the game got 8.723 million viewers, which still easily tops the previous record of 8.537 million viewers. (TheWrap)

Game 7 scored a 2.5 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. It was up 24 percent on the rating for Game 6 (1.9) and up 25.6 percent on the penultimate game’s total viewership (6.1 million). (Variety)

Game 7 of the 2019 Stanley Cup is the most streamed NHL face-off ever too with an Average Minute Audience of 191,500 viewers. (Deadline)