The Flyers’ loss Monday night was a win for TV ratings.
The game earned the best overnight rating for a Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on record.
The Blackhawks' 2-1 victory over the Flyers drew a 4.1 rating and 7 share on NBC, the highest overnight rating since at least 1975, which is as far back as the records go.
The rating was up 21 percent from last year's 3.4 for Red Wings-Penguins.
The rating is the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program, while the share is the percentage of all TVs in use at the time. Overnight ratings measure the nation's largest markets.
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