ESPN NHL ratings up big from last season

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ESPN NHL ratings up big from last season


The 2023 24 NHL season continues to deliver record viewership on ESPN.The Buffalo Sabres' 3 2 overtime win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday averaged 525, 000 total viewers and 246, 000 between ages 18 49, up 11 percent and 14 percent respectively from last season's comparable games.The second part of ESPN's doubleheader on Tuesady, a 4 1 win by the Colorado Avalanche against the Seattle Kraken, averaged 513, 000 viewers, including 260, 000 from 18 49, up 51 percent and 55 percent from last year's comparable games.On Oct. 10, the season's opening night https://www.edmontonoilersstoreonline.com/xavier-bourgault-jersey, ESPN aired a tripleheader, which included the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pittsburgh Penguins, its most viewed regular season game on record. Connor Bedard, the No. 1 pick in the 2023 NHL Draft, got his first point in the 4 2 win by Chicago. Blackhawks take on undefeated Avs at 10:30 ET on ESPN That game, along with the Tampa Bay Lightning defeating the Nashville Predators 5 3 and the Vegas Golden Knights topping the Seattle Kraken 4 1, each averaged 909, 000 total viewers Philip Broberg Jersey, peaking at 1.65 million. It was a 40 percent increase from last season's opening night doubleheader, which featured the Lightning against the New York Rangers and the Golden Knights against the Los Angeles Kings.ESPN+ and Hulu will exclusively air the Edmonton Oilers at the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday 7:30 p.m. ET , and ESPN will air Bedard and the Blackhawks at Nathan MacKinnon and the Avalanche 10:30 p.m. ET.This coming Tuesday, ESPN and ESPN+ will hold "Frozen Frenzy, " which will include a tripleheader on ESPN along with whip around coverage of all 16 games on the NHL schedule that night on ESPN+ and ESPN2. For more on "Frozen Frenzy, " click here.