NBC Sports is reporting that Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks generated a national overnight rating of 3.2, up 14 % over last season (Flyers/Blackhawks) and the best Game One rating since 1999 (Buffalo/Dallas on Fox)
Boston led all local metered markets with an average rating of 25.5. Here are the top 5 rated metered markets for Game One:
1. Boston, 25.5/39
2. Providence, 16.7/24
3. Buffalo, 7.2/11
4. Hartford, 5.5/8
5. Pittsburgh, 4.3/7
Game Two is set for Saturday night in Vancouver.