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Expansion Draft Helps NHL Awards To Best Audience On Record

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 23 / 17

The NHL Awards, which featured the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights, was the most-watched NHL awards show for both Sportsnet and NBCSN on record, dating back to '99. Sportsnet had an average audience of 1.36 million, while NBCSN had an average audience of 595,000. That represents a 227% ...

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