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Most-watched Game 2 of a Final

Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings

Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings and Chris Kreider #20 of the Rangers push one another in overtime during Game 2 of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. Credit: Getty Images / Bruce Bennett

Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final averaged 6.4 million viewers Saturday night on NBC, making it the most-watched Game 2 of a Final, according to records dating to 1994, and more than double the 2.9 million that Game 2 of the Kings-Devils Final drew in 2012.

In New York, an average of 10.5 percent of homes watched, up from 10.1 for Game 1 and the highest-rated NHL game ever on NBC or NBCSN in New York.

The rating of 8.9 in Los Angeles was second only in that market to Game 6 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, when the Kings won their first Cup.

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