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NESN’s coverage of Saturday night’s Bruins double overtime win over Montreal in Game #5 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series was the third highest rated Bruins playoff game in network history earning a 13.0 household rating in the Boston DMA. The last 3 games have all set records as the top three rated non Game 7 playoff ratings in network history.
Top 6 Bruins Playoff Ratings in NESN History
5/14/09 Game #7 vs. Carolina 14.1
5/14/10 Game #7 vs. Philadelphia 13.2
4/23/11 Game #5 vs. Montreal 13.0
4/19/04 Game #7 vs. Montreal 11.2
4/21/11 Game #4 vs. Montreal 10.8
4/18/11 Game #3 vs. Montreal 10.7
Tonight (Monday, April 25), NESN will deliver an encore presentation of Game #5 in its entirety beginning at 6:30 PM.
The series continues with Game #6 on Tuesday, April 26th with NESN’s regionally exclusive coverage beginning at 6:00 PM with a one-hour edition of Hess Bruins FaceOff LIVE featuring Kathryn Tappen, Barry Pederson and Gord Kluzak. Game time is at 7:00 PM with Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley and Naoko Funayama from the Bell Centre in Montreal.