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Devils score highest ratings in nearly three years on MSG Plus

Devils season household rating up 143%, adults 25-54 up 164% compared to 2011-12

Tuesday, 02.12.2013 / 3:25 PM ET / News
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Devils score highest ratings in nearly three years on MSG Plus

New York, NY (February 12, 2013) – Saturday’s MSG+ telecast of the New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins registered a 1.25 Nielsen household rating and a 1.02 rating among Adults 25 to 54, the network’s highest household rating and key demo rating for the team since March 10, 2010 (Devils vs. Rangers: 1.35 HH / 1.23 A25-54).

Through 10 games this season, the average household rating for Devils telecasts is up 143% compared to the 2011-12 season (0.56 vs. 0.23). The average rating among Adults 25 to 54 is up 164% over the same period (0.37 vs. 0.14).

The Devils on MSG+, featuring Steve Cangialosi and Chico Resch in the booth, as well as reporter Deb Placey and analyst Ken Daneyko, continues tonight when the team faces the Hurricanes at 7:00 p.m. The game will be preceded by “Devils Game Night” at 6:30 p.m. and immediately followed by the “Devils Post Game Show.”

MSG Networks is the exclusive local television home of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls, and the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. MSG Networks also telecasts over 100 live college basketball games and over 40 live college football games from top national conferences (SEC, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, Conference USA), as well as horse racing, boxing and award-winning original programming.

In 2012, MSG Networks earned 16 New York Emmy Awards, including 14 for MSG – tops in the New York region for the third year in a row – and two for MSG+. Over the past five years, MSG Networks has totaled 77 New York Emmy Awards, including 69 for MSG – also the most of any New York station or network in that time – and eight for MSG+.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59