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Game 1 of Stanley Cup most-watched since '97

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago's 4-3 triple-overtime win over Boston attracted the most TV viewers for an opening game of the Stanley Cup finals in 16 years. NBC's broadcast averaged 6.358 million viewers, the most to watch a Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals since Detroit and Philadelphia drew 9,000 more on FOX in 1997. It marked an increase of 119 percent compared to the Stanley Cup finals...