MSG Networks' coverage of Game 3 of the NHL playoff game between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers ranked as the top telecast in the Big Apple among men 25 to 54.
Airing on both MSG and MSG+, the April 22 telecast of the Blueshirts’ 4-1 win over the Broad Street brood tallied a 3.61 rating against the demo, according to Nielsen data, the tops for any show on cable or broadcast in the New York DMA.
The Game 3 telecast was also the highest-rated cable and sports program in New York among adults 25 to 54 with a 2.22 average rating, and the highest-rated cable program among households with a 3.42 average rating.
Through two games on the MSG Networks during the 2013-14 playoffs, the Rangers' telecasts averaged a 2.77 household rating, up 19% from the 2.33 mark for the first two games of the 2012-13 postseason against the Washington Capitals.
MSG Networks’ exclusive regional coverage of the Rangers-Flyers series continues Friday night with Game 4 live from Philadelphia at 7 p.m.
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