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Game 7 most watched NHL game in 36 years

Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals is themost-watched NHL game in 36 years.

The Pittsburgh Penguins' championship-clinching 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on NBC on Friday night averaged 8 millionviewers. The network said Monday that's the most since Game 6 ofthe 1973 Stanley Cup finals between Montreal and Chicago.

Game 7 earned a 4.3 rating and 8 share. It was the highestrating for a series-ending game since Game 7 of the 2003 Anaheim- New Jersey series.

The rating is the percentage of all homes with televisions tunedinto a program, while the share is the percentage of all TVs in useat the time.

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