The overnight ratings are in for last night’s Stanley Cup Finals clincher on NBC.
The network reports that the overnight rating was 5.8, the highest since Game 6 of the 1974 finals between the Bruins and Flyers.
From NBC PR:
The rating peaked for the final 15 minutes of the game (11-11:15 p.m. ET) with an 8.0 rating and 14 share. The 5.8 overnight is up 41 percent vs. last year’s 4.1/7 overnight for Game 6 between the then-defending Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins, featuring Sidney Crosby.