Game 7 of the Islanders-Capitals first-round playoff series Monday night, simulcast on MSG and MSG Plus, set records for Islanders ratings and viewership on the network dating back 25 years.

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The game, which the Capitals won, 2-1, averaged 4.47 percent of New York-area homes and 459,786 viewers.

In the key demographic of adults ages 25-54, the game averaged a 3.31 rating - better than those of Monday night's Yankees, Mets and Nets games combined.