Thursday’s Pens Game Lands Third on FSN All-Time Highest Rated Regular Season List
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Thursday night’s telecast of the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals registered a 10.85 average rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. The FSN Pittsburgh telecast, viewed by more than 124,000 households in the Pittsburgh DMA, marks the third highest rated regular season Penguins game on the regional sports network. The game is the highest rated in 2010 and the second highest rated this season behind the Dec., 17, 2009 shootout win at Philadelphia which averaged a 10.95.
To date 13 of the top 20 and three of the top five regular season Penguins games ever on FSN Pittsburgh have been played in the 2009-10 season. Last night’s game also marks the top rated Pens loss on FSN Pittsburgh in any regular season.