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Thursday’s Pens Game Lands Third on FSN All-Time Highest Rated Regular Season List

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins
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.

Below are the Top-Five Penguins Telecasts on FSN

Rank Date Opponent Rating
1 12/27/2000 Toronto 15.90
2 12/17/2009  Philadelphia 10.95
3 1/21/2010 Washington 10.85
4 10/23/2009 Florida 10.74
5 3/27/2008 NY Islanders 10.65

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