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MSG Network Sees Best First-Round Rating Ever For Rangers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15

MSG Networks averaged a 4.64 local rating in N.Y. for the five-game Rangers-Penguins Stanley Cup Playoff series, marking the Rangers’ highest-rated First Round series ever on the RSN. The 4.64 rating is up 38% from the seven-game Rangers-Flyers series last year. The series also delivered recor...

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