ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues put a big number on the scoreboard and in the Nielsen ratings on Wednesday night.
The Blues’ 6-1 win in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series with Minnesota was the highest-rated Blues game ever on FOX Sports Midwest. Blues-Wild averaged a 12.4 rating/152,000 households in the St. Louis market, according to Nielsen Media Research. It was the highest-rated TV program of the day in St. Louis.
Game 4 peaked at a 15.7 rating/193,000 households.
Three of the five most-watched Blues games on FOX Sports Midwest have been played in this series. Game 5 airs tomorrow on FOX Sports Midwest from Scottrade Center, with pregame coverage starting at 8 p.m. and the game telecast at 8:30 p.m.
The previous high rating for a Blues game on FOX Sports Midwest came a year ago, an 11.9 for Game 3 at Chicago in the Blues’ first-round series vs. the Blackhawks.
FOX Sports Midwest is in its 19th season as the TV home of the Blues. Regular-season ratings reached an all-time high this season.