Buffalo Sabres Break TV Records
By iSportconnect | February 14, 2013
The televised broadcasts of Buffalo Sabres games have achieved record local and national viewership records in January.
The NHL team’s games on MSG attracted the highest ever January ratings by more than 28%. The nationally televised match against the Philadelphia Flyers drew the highest regional rating of any Sabres game on NBC, cialis excluding the Winter Classic.
Throughout January, viagra Sabres telecasts on MSG had an average rating og 10.9, link meaning 10.9% of households with a television watched some of the game. This was the team’s highest ever January rating and their second-highest monthly rating since 2005/06.
The season’s opening match against the Flyers achieved a 20.1 rating and a 34 share (34% of households in the region), topping the previous record set in April 2011.
Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black said: “The January ratings figures are staggering. They speak to the rabid enthusiasm this region has for Buffalo Sabres hockey. The fans are the reason why Buffalo is one of the marquee NHL markets and we will strive to build on that momentum going forward.”