Bye-Bye NHL: The Sport That Is Disappearing As We Speak

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Bye-Bye NHL: The Sport That Is Disappearing As We Speak

Truly, the National Hockey League isn't dying? Right?

Let the results speak for themselves.

The 2007 Stanley Cup Playoffs had a bad break.

In the second week of their coverage, the Detroit Red Wings' victory over the Calgary Flames had a overnight rating of just 1.3 and the Devils' series win over the Tampa Bay Lightning had a rating of 0.9.

On top of that, the 2007 Stanley Cup Finals Game Three received only 1.73 million viewers. That is a huge drop from the year before with a mere 2.8 million viewers in the 2006 SCF's.

Amazing, that's a 3.4 percent combined viewers that watched both Stanley Cup Finals out of all the households in the US.

Hockey in the United States is dying. Fast.

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